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Directors: Inferno, Franky, Pastoral, Bridesmaid

By Garth Franklin Thursday May 17th 2012 06:57AM
Directors: Inferno, Franky, Pastoral, Bridesmaid

The Green Inferno
Eli Roth is set to direct the horror-thriller "The Green Inferno" which Worldview Entertainment will finance and produce. Shooting aims to kick off later this year in Peru and Chile.

Roth wrote the script with Guillermo Amoedo, but the storyline is being kept under wraps. The project marks Roth's first time back at the helm since 2007's "Hostel: Part II". [Source: The Hollywood Reporter]

Franky
"Rust and Bone" star Matthias Schoenaerts will make his directorial debut on the feature-length documentary "Franky" for Savage Film.

The story chronicles the life of Schoenaerts' one-legged friend over the course of two years, exploring the themes of loss, courage, friendship and social injustice. [Source: Variety]

American Pastoral
Fisher Stevens ("The Cove") is set to direct the big screen adaptation of Philip Roth's Pulitzer Prize winning novel "American Pastoral" for Lakeshore Entertainment and Sidney Kimmel Entertainment.

John Romano ("The Lincoln Lawyer," "Intolerable Cruelty") will adapt the story about a man living the American Dream whose perfect life shatters when his daughter becomes a revolutionary and commits a savage act of political terrorism during the Vietnam War. [Source: The Hollywood Reporter]

Your Bridesmaid’s A Bitch
Eli Craig ("Tucker & Dale Vs. Evil" will re-write and direct the comedy "Your Bridesmaid’s A Bitch" at Circle of Confusion and Skydance.

The story revolves around a groomsman who faces off against a bridesmaid who is an ex-girlfriend. Brian Duffield penned the original script. [Deadline]

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