Martin Campbell To Take “The Dive”

Martin Campbell (“Casino Royale,” “Green Lantern”) is set to direct the 3D tale “The Dive” reports Deadline.

J. Michael Stacynzski is penning the script based on a true story about the romance between controversial Cuban free diver Francisco “Pipin” Ferreras and Frenchwoman Audrey Mestre who went on to become a multiple free diving world record holder under his guidance. Mestre tragically lost her life during a 2002 dive.

Originally planned as a James Cameron directing vehicle, Cameron remains onboard as producer along with Jon Landau and Rae Sanchini.