Filmmaker Robert Schwentke (“The Time Traveler’s Wife,” “Red”) has found his name attached to “Shadow Divers” at Fox 2000 reports Deadline.
An adaptation of Robert Kurson’s bestseller, the story follows two wreck divers who in 1991 discovered the hull of a German U-boat in waters off New Jersey. The divers spent seven years searching for the truth behind the ship and men who died inside it.
Ridley Scott was previously attached to direct back in 2005 and Schwentke will supervise a re-write of William Broyles’ script. Schwentke remains attached to several other projects, most notably the new film adaptation of Robert Ludlum’s “The Osterman Weekend” at Summit Entertainment.