Renny Harlin Helms Russian Hiker Tale

Renny Harlin (“Cliffhanger,” “The Long Kiss Goodnight”) is set to direct an as-yet-untitled thriller set in Russia’s Ural Mountains reports Screen Daily.

The fact-based film deals with a mysterious incident in 1959, when nine experienced hikers were found dead. The film will follows contemporary students on a trek to investigate the mystery.

Shooting begins on location in Russia in March. Alexander Rodnyansky, Kia Jam, Harlin and Sergei Bespalov will produce.