Steve Zaillian’s Film Rites and Mandate Pictures will produce the comedy “Gangland.”
Pic, about vidgame developers who set out to create the most realistic game ever, is based on an idea by Spanish helmer Nacho Vigalondo (“Time Crimes”).
Script is being penned by thesp-scribe Pat Healy, with Vigalondo slated to direct.
Mandate will co-finance and handle foreign sales on the pic.
Film Rites has a first-look deal with Sony Pictures.