Director mounts George Mallory biopic
Philip Rose and Lisa Gillan of Red Om Films. Set in post-WWI England, the story chronicles Mallory’s attempts to scale Everest and the toll it takes on his marriage, as the mountain becomes his obsession. The script’s written by Townsend and the team of Matthew Faulk and Mark Skeet (“Vanity Fair”). Kapur’s credits include “Elizabeth” and “Elizabeth: the Golden Age.”
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