• Lost City of Z Director to Helm Spy Thriller I Am Pilgrim

    6 monthes ago - By Screen Rant

    James Gray is closing a deal to direct I Am Pilgrim , a film adaptation of the spy thriller novel by Terry Hayes. The original book was published by Hayes in July of 2013 and MGM acquired the film rights almost exactly a year later. MGM thereafter set Matthew Vaughn to bring I Am Pilgrim to the big screen, but the filmmaker wound up tackling another spy franchise altogether in the form of Kingsman. The I Am Pilgrim movie has been essentially stuck on the shelf since then.
    Hayes' source material revolves around “Pilgrim”, which is the code name the main character goes by. Adapted by...
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  • James Gray To Direct MGM's ‘I Am Pilgrim' Spy Franchise From Terry Hayes Novel

    James Gray To Direct MGM's ‘I Am Pilgrim' Spy Franchise From Terry Hayes Novel

    6 monthes ago - By Deadline

    EXCLUSIVE : MGM has just closed a deal for James Gray to direct I Am Pilgrim , an adaptation of the espionage novel trilogy by Terry Hayes. MGM has been mobilizing this one for several years, and it is high priority for the studio best known for 007. Hayes, whose credits include the early Road Warrior films, as well as Dead Calm, Payback and From Hell , has adapted the novel. Lloyd Braun is producing.
    The intention is for Gray to make it his next film after Ad Astra , the...
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