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Elliott Lester to direct Bruen’s ‘Blitz’

Nathan Parker adapting serial killer thriller

Elliott Lester has been tapped to direct “Blitz,” the feature adaptation of Ken Bruen’s police thriller, for Lionsgate U.K., Donald Kushner and Brad Wyman.

“Blitz” centers on a serial killer who’s aiming for tabloid immortality by executing cops in southeast London.

Lionsgate Europe’s Zygi Kaminski, Nic Manzi, Kushner and Wyman (“Monster”) will produce and co-finance. Production’s expected to begin early next year.

The British-born Lester, who made his feature debut on “Love Is the Drug,” will direct from Nathan Parker’s script. Parker also has written “Moon.”

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