Studio:Element Films, Spitfire Pictures
A film about the life and death of U.S. aid worker Fred Cuny, based on the book "The Man Who Tried to Save the World," a book by Scott Anderson, as well as a 1997 "Frontline" documentary "The Lost American." The film will focus on the death-defying disaster-relief exploits of Cuny, a Texan who became known as the Master of Disaster for his accomplishments in unstable places like Iraq, Ethiopia, Somalia, Bosnia and Chechnya. He went missing in Chechnya in 1995 as he tried to negotiate a ceasefire. It is believed that he was murdered there.