Palansky Helms “Iron Jack”

Mark Palansky (“Penelope”) is set to direct the action-adventure “Iron Jack” for Broken Road Productions and Sony Pictures says Variety.

The story, set in the 1930s, centers on a renowned novelist and his quest for a legendary treasure.

Johnny Rosenthal’s spec script ignited a bidding war last year before being scored by Sony. Todd Garner is producing.