Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego will make his English-language directorial debut with the Gold Circle Films/Safran thriller Solo.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film is based on a spec script from writer David Coggeshall. The film is said to be a Misery-style thriller for the teen set, with elements of Lord of the Flies and Blue Lagoon.
Gold Circle’s Paul Brooks and Safran’s Peter Safran are producing and plan to begin principal photography within the next few months. Scott Niemeyer and Norm Waitt are executive producing.