John Moore (“Max Payne,” “Behind Enemy Lines”) is planning to direct a 3D film adaptation of the History Channel’s top-rated reality series “Ice Road Truckers” for 20th Century Fox says Deadline.
The series follows a group of truckers who drive 18-wheelers over a 350-mile highway made of ice to supply diamond miners working in the tundra of Canada’s Northwest Territories.
Moore is currently working on a “The Wages of Fear”-esque ‘mission’ storyline for the film with an unnamed writer. “It is very much a tough guy movie. Here’s a bunch of characters who tackle problems by getting in there and getting things done. We’ll turn it into a mission movie that harkens back to Towering Inferno, Jaws, or The Guns of Navarone. You got a problem, go solve it” says Moore.