Alcon Entertainment has tapped Charles Gibson, winner of two visual effects Oscars, to make his directorial debut on the action movie “Crash Site.”
Producers are John Baldecchi and Alcon co-chiefs Broderick Johnson and Andrew Kosove. Gibson is directing from a script by Chuck Pfarrer with the logline under wraps.
Gibson won Oscars for the effects in “Babe” and “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest” and picked up nominations for “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End” and “Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl.” He also has credits as VFX supervisor on “The Green Mile” and both “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay” movies.
Pfarrer’s credits include Sam Raimi’s “Darkman” and John Woo’s “Hard Target.” Baldecchi is a producer on Alcon’s “Point Break” remake.