Briggs & Kurtz Team For “Panzer 88”

Scribe Peter Briggs (“Hellboy”) and producer Gary Kurtz (“Star Wars,” “The Dark Crystal”) are teaming for the supernatural war thriller “Panzer 88” reports Screen Daily.

Filming kicks off later this year in Eastern Europe and the story is described as a a creature feature set around a group of blue-collar fighters in the German tank regiments in October 1944.

Briggs is directing from a script he co-wrote with Aaron Mason and James Cowan. Some concept art and an interview with Briggs about the film is up at Bloody Disgusting.

Briggs is also attached to direct “Mortis Rex” which Jim Jacks is producing. That film is currently in pre-production for shooting to kick off in the Spring.