David Goyer to Direct Hacker Movie Remake ‘Who Am I’

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David Goyer has been signed to direct “Who Am I,” a remake of the 2014 German thriller of the same name.

Goyer, best known for his work on the “Dark Knight” trilogy, is producing through his Phantom Four company along with Kevin Turen and Langley Park’s Kevin McCormick.

The original “Who Am I,” directed by Baran bo Odar, centered on a computer hacker group in Berlin that gears towards global fame. It was shot in Berlin and Rostock, starred  Tom Schilling and Elyas M’Barek and screened in the Contemporary World Cinema section at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival.

The remake is being written by Dan Wiedenhaupt, a former Atlas Entertainment exec who wrote “The Solutrean” for Studio 8.

Goyer wrote “Man of Steel” and co-wrote “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” with Chris Terrio. He produced “The Forest” and Open Road’s robot adventure “Miles.”

Goyer has also directed “Zig Zag,” “Blade: Trinity,” “The Invisible” and “The Unborn.” McCormick’s feature credits include “Arthur,” “The Lucky One” and “Gangster Squad.”

Goyer is repped by WME. Wiedenhaupt is repped by WME and Madhouse. The news was first reported by Deadline Hollywood.

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  1. Don't Mind Me Now says:

    He probably picked the movie thinking that, with a title like that, it would be easy to have a character go around shouting “WHY DID YOU SAY THAT NAME!!!”

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