Jeff Wadlow Enters The “Arena”

Jeff Wadlow (“Never Back Down”) is set to direct the sci-fi action film “Arena” for Summit Entertainment says The Hollywood Reporter.

Toby Wagstaff and Darren Howell’s screenplay revolves around a group of modern-day soldiers transported to a shifting landscape, where they are forced to face off against the best warriors from different eras in gladitorial battle.

The director had been working on the prison-escape action project “The Tomb” at the studio until it stalled, the studio then moved him over to ‘Arena’. Chris Bender, J.C. Spink, Jim Thompson, Alex Franklin and Jonah Loop are producing.