Juan Carlos Medina (“Insensibles”) is set to direct the crime-thriller “Dan Leno and The Limehouse Golem” at Number 9 and Film4.
The feature is adapted from Peter Ackroyd’s novel of the same name, and is set amidst the music halls of Victorian London.
The story follows a Jack the Ripper-style serial killer nicknamed the Limehouse Golem. Jane Goldman (“Kick Ass,” “X-Men: First Class”) penned the script and Stephen Woolley (“The Crying Game”) will produce.
Shooting kicks off in the first quarter of 2014.