Missing In Action Films, theUK production banner formed by
Thefilm is a mysteryset in the 1970s. Bays is producing with David Parfitt, producer ofShakespeare in Love, on board asexecutive producer.
"We have Natalie Press andPeter Mullan attached, and the script is out to twoother big names for the other key roles," Bays told ScreenDaily.com. "The idea is to have a heavyweight cast and maybeget some pre-sales."
TheSycamores has a budget of $7.2m (£4.2m)and will shoot in February or Marchin the
Missing in Action is alsoproducing a feature-length documentary,
Scott Walkeris 70% shotalready,with $100,000 of
Bays is also developing cinematographerBarry Ackroyd's feature directorial debut, a thrillerset in the world of trafficking of women, and Song of Songs director Josh Appignanesi'snext feature, Within, which shedescribed as a "psychological chiller in the style of The Shining."