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John Pogue To Direct "Ciudad" Adaptation

By Garth Franklin Tuesday September 24th 2013 02:55PM

John Pogue ("The Quiet Ones") is set to helm a film adaptation of the upcoming graphic novel "Ciudad" for Sierra Pictures and Closed on Mondays Entertainment.

The story follows a veteran mercenary hired by a Brazilian drug lord to extract his daughter from Paraguay's dangerous and corrupt Ciudad del Este.

Joe and Anthony Russo, who are directing the upcoming "Captain America: the Winter Soldier," penned the work alongside Ande Parks and Fernando Leon. Joe Russo will adapt the script.

Eric Gitter and Peter Schwerin are producing and filming aims to begin in the Spring.

Source: Variety

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