Oscar Isaac to Star in Lionsgate’s ‘London’ With Director Ben Stiller

Oscar Isaac is attached to star in the movie “London,” based on a short story by Jo Nesbo, with Ben Stiller on board to direct.

Lionsgate has landed the rights to the film.“Dune” screenwriter Eric Roth will pen the script.

Details of the project are being kept under wraps.The project was first identified by Isaac, who obtained the rights as a producer under his Mad Gene Media banner in a competitive situation, then attached Stiller and Roth to the project.

Stiller will join Isaac as a producer on the film through his Red Hour production banner, along with his producing partner Nicky Weinstock.

Isaac’s longtime manager and sometimes producing partner Jason Spire will round out the team.

Nesbo will executive produce along with Niclas Salomonsson.“This is an incredible team of filmmaking that has come together for this project,” said Erin Westerman, president of production for Lionsgate.

Read full article