'300' team reunites for Afghanistan drama
The “300” team of director Zack Snyder, screenwriter Kurt Johnstad and Hollywood Gang have reunited for “The Last Photograph,” a drama based on an original idea by Snyder.Story revolves around a photograph that becomes the catalyst for a journey two men undertake through war-torn Afghanistan. Johnstad will write the script as a potential directing vehicle for Snyder. Hollywood Gang’s Gianni Nunnari will produce with Snyder and his Cruel and Unusual Films partner Deborah Snyder. Craig J. Flores, partner at Hollywood Gang Productions will executive produce alongside Wesley Coller for Cruel and Usual Films. The producers plan to develop the film and then auction it. All of them have been doing most of their work for “300” distributor Warner Bros. Snyder is directing “Watchmen,” and he’s developing for WB the Joby Harold-scripted “Army of the Dead,” an adaptation of Ray Bradbury novel “The Illustrated Man.” He’s also working on “Sucker Punch,” an action fantasy Snyder is writing with Steve Shibuya. Hollywood Gang just set at WB the Warren Ellis graphic novel “Ocean,” as well as a remake of 1978 British adventure film “The Wild Geese,” with Rupert Sanders directing. Hollywood Gang is also prepping for WB an adaptation of the Frank Miller graphic novel “Ronin,” with Sylvain White (“Stomp the Yard”) directing.