The film will recount the events surrounding the mine’s collapse and the subsequent rescue efforts, both from the miners’ perspective and those of the families and rescuers above.
Edward McGurn and Bernie Williams will join Medavoy as producers. Production is set start in January. Pic will be shot in English and filmed entirely in Chile, where Medavoy lived for 10 years.
The CAA-repped Riggen most recently helmed “Girl in Progress.”