Senna Director To Helm “Ali and Nino”

“Senna” director Asif Kapadia has signed on to direct an adaptation of Kurban Said’s pre-WW2 1937 romance novel “Ali and Nino” for PeaPie Films.

The love story follows a male descendant of a royal Muslim family and a beautiful, Christian, Georgian princess.

Christopher Hampton is adapting the script. Production will begin early next year.

Source: The Wrap