Abi Morgan to script, Sarah Gavron to direct project
Film 4. APT/Met Films is producing. Morgan has two scripts in production with Film4: Steve McQueen’s “Shame,” about a New York sex addict played by Michael Fassbender, with Focus co-financing; and “The Iron Lady,” a biopic of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher starring Meryl Streep, with Pathe co-financing. Morgan also wrote upcoming BBC TV series “The Hour,” a spy drama set in a 1950s BBC newsroom, which Shine Intl. launched at Mip TV this week.