David and Peter Griffiths (“The Hunted,” “Collateral Damage”), who penned the original screenplay, will exec produce. William Broyles Jr. (“Cast Away”) is currently working on a rewrite of the story, centered on an emotionally damaged FBI agent who must decipher historic events in a desperate race to avert a terrorist plot.
Project has been picked up out of turnaround from Fox, where it was developed prior to 9/11. Alcon’s fast-tracking the project with a goal of putting it into production next year.
Campbell’s currently working on the Mel Gibson vehicle “Edge of Darkness” and most recently directed “Casino Royale.”