×

Relativity Taps Adam Targum to Write ‘Fearless’ Film on Navy SEAL Adam Brown

Relativity Studios has hired Adam Targum to write the screenplay for military drama “Fearless,” based on the life of Navy SEAL Adam Brown.

Targum is an executive producer on “Banshee” and previously served as an executive producer for “CSI: NY.” His father served with the military in Korea.

Relativity acquired the book and life rights to “Fearless,” based on Eric Blehm’s book about SEAL Team Six operator Adam Brown, last May.

“Adam Brown’s humanity and his unwavering faith through adversity inspired me in a way no other book or story ever has,” Targum said.

Brown battled personal demons, including drug addiction and jail time, to fulfill his childhood dream of becoming a Navy SEAL. He persevered through relapses and injuries to earn a spot on the elite SEAL Team Six and was killed after volunteering for a dangerous mission.

Relativity topper Ryan Kavanaugh and Christy Fletcher of Fletcher and Co. will produce. Tucker Tooley will serve as executive producer. Brett Dahl is overseeing the project on behalf of the studio.

Blehm also wrote “The Only Thing Worth Dying For” and the upcoming “Legend.”

Targum is represented by UTA, and his lawyer is Melissa Rogal at Lichter Grossman.

More Film

  • Themba Ntuli and Ashley Lazarus

    Ashley Lazarus, Director of Apartheid-Era Cult Classic, Returns to Screen

    DURBAN–Director Ashley Lazarus, whose film about the interracial friendship between two young boys during the apartheid era became a South African cult classic in the 1970s, is set to return to the big screen with a film that builds on his life-long passion for early-childhood education. “Teacher Wanted” is the inspirational story of a teacher [...]

  • Channing Tatum

    Channing Tatum's Free Association Partners With Atwater Capital for Film Development Fund

    Free Association, a production company led by Channing Tatum, Peter Kiernan and Reid Carolin, has entered into a film development fund with Atwater Capital. The four-year $2 million revolving fund stipulates that Atwater will finance a minimum of five films with Free Association. Michael Parets, VP of production, will oversee the deal. Free Association will [...]

  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

    Box Office: Tarantino's 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' Takes on 'Lion King'

    Rick Dalton and Cliff Booth, Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt’s characters in Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” will have to take on much more than a changing showbiz landscape. This weekend, the washed-up actor and his majordomo are battling Disney’s juggernaut “The Lion King” at the domestic box office. Tarantino’s R-rated auteur [...]

  • Margot Robbie Once Upon a Time

    Margot Robbie Says 'Barbie' Movie Will Put 'Positivity' Into the World

    Over the last 10 years, Margot Robbie has stepped into the skates of Tonya Harding, taken up the mantle of Harley Quinn and, next up, she’s playing the world’s most famous doll, Barbie. The live-action film is due out in 2020 and set to be written by Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach, while Robbie serves [...]

  • 2018 NALIP Gala

    National Association of Latino Independent Producers Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

    Ben Lopez has seen the future of the entertainment industry, and says it is the Latinx community. “In the next 20 years, we’re going to be prioritized — because not only will we have the numbers demographic-wise, we’ll have the spending power,” says Lopez, the executive director of the National Assn. of Latino Independent Producers, [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content