Joseph Ruben signs to direct ‘Jack’

'Good Son' helmer to begin shooting this fall

Indie shingle Bold Films has signed Joseph Ruben to direct medical thriller “Jack,” with shooting expected to begin this fall.

Bold Film execs Michel Litvak and David Lancaster are producing with Alexandra Milchan and Marc Sternberg. Bold’s Gary Michael Walters will exec produce the feature, with Garrick Dion co-producing.

“Jack,” penned by David Venable, centers on a doctor who rehabilitates and ultimately falls for an accident victim with memory loss, unaware that he is actually a killer.

Ruben previously directed “Sleeping With the Enemy,” “The Good Son” and “The Forgotten.” Litvak, Walters and Lancaster previously collaborated on “Bobby” and are in post on “Legion” and “Starship Troopers 3.”

Bold produced “Mini’s First Time,” “Slingshot” and “Come Early Morning.”

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