Tarik Saleh To Helm ‘The Red Circle’ Remake From Steven Knight’s Script
Exclusive: The Nile Hilton Incident director Tarik Saleh has become attached to helm The Red Circle, a remake of Jean-Pierre Melville’s classic 1970 cat-and-mouse thriller.
Arthur Sarkissian Prods and Graham King’s GK Films are partnered to produce with Studiocanal which fully-financed development.The project has been in the works for a while, but now has real momentum.
I understand Knight recently met with Saleh in London to discuss, and Saleh is now doing his own work within the current draft before going out to cast.
Miss Sloane scribe Johnathan Perera has also done work on the script.The updated story follows two escaped criminals from the West and an ex Hong Kong cop who plan an elaborate heist while trying to avoid a local crime boss and a relentless police investigator.Saleh is a fast-rising talent.
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