Room Helmer To Direct “Grand Escape”

“Room” and “Frank” helmer Lenny Abrahamson is attached to direct the film adaptation of Neal Bascomb’s upcoming book “The Grand Escape” for Film4 and Element Pictures.

A writer has not yet been attached to adapt this true story tale which follows three daredevil World War I pilots being held in Germany’s most infamous POW prison.

The story chronicles WWI’s greatest mass prison escape, and the pilots’ subsequent flight to freedom. Abrahamson is also attached to direct and co-write boxing drama “A Man’s World”

Source: THR