Martin Scorsese is in early talks to direct an adaptation of Jo Nesbo’s Norwegian mystery novel “The Snowman” for Working Title reports Variety.
Scorsese has been circling the project for the last month and is now seriously considering the project based on the seventh novel in Nesbo’s series following detective Harry Hole.
The story concerns a missing woman whose pink scarf is found wrapped around an ominous-looking snowman. Hole discovers that the crime may be the work of a serial killer.
Matthew Michael Carnahan is in talks to adapt the book while Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner will produce.