Heyday Producing Tom Hardy’s Shackleton Film

Heyday Producing Tom Hardys Shackleton Film

Heyday Films has come onboard “Shackleton,” the long in the works biopic feature about legendary polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton with Tom Hardy is set to produce and play the title role.

Peter Straughan (“Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”) penned the film about the man’s three British expeditions to the Antarctic over a century ago and the famed destruction of the Endurance which saw him managing to keep everyone alive in a harrowing journey to safety in sub-zero temperatures.

Dean Baker will also produce the film through the Hardy Son & Baker (“Taboo,” “A Christmas Carol”) label and in partnership with Studiocanal who is financing.

Source: Variety