Michael Bay Plans Drone Warfare Film

Michael Bay’s Bay Films label is developing an action-packed biopic of former U.S. Army Delta Force fighter and drone warfare expert Brett Velicovich at Paramount Pictures, Scott Free Productions and RatPac Entertainment.

The true story deals with how the Iraq War vet and onetime U.S. intelligence specialist used his drone skills to fight terrorists contains never-before-revealed details about ISIS’s rise to power.

The story will also take readers and moviegoers through his adventures in Somalia and Kenya where, as a civilian, he adapted his drone expertise to capture poachers of African rhinos and other endangered animals.

Paramount optioned Velicovich’s life rights along with his memoir penned by Pulitzer Prize-winning Wall Street Journal reporter Christopher S. Stewart.

Source: Variety