The company has acquired rights to John Leake’s true crime novel and set the Irish star to play the lead. Mister Smith Entertainment will handle international sales.
Storyscape Entertainment’s Bob Cooper and Richard Saperstein will produce with Conor McCaughan and Daniel Emmerson of Fassbenbder’s DMC Film.
Oscar-winning Birdman screenwriter Alexander Dinelaris (who shared the Academy Award with Alejandro Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone and Armando Bo) is rewriting the screenplay from Bill Wheeler’s original script.
Entering Hades is the true story of Jack Unterweger, an Austrian crime journalist who was a mass murderer.
The project is the first announced under the first-look deal between Broad Green and Storyscape.