News

Danny Boyle to Helm Smash and Grab

Source:   Variety
October 4, 2013


Danny Boyle has lined up a new project in the form of a narrative take on director Havana Marking's recent documentary Smash & Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers, Variety reports. Released last month in the UK, the documentary is officially described as follows:

The Pink Panthers are the world's most successful jewel thieves. With incredible unprecedented access, gang members Mike and Lela reveal the gang’s networks, history and human story. Playing out like a noir thriller and using cutting edge animation, the film keeps a Hollywood-style heist at its centre. We also follow the global police forces determined to stop them - with increasing success. But beneath the glitz and excitement of the heists lie the dark truths of the illicit diamond trade and the war-shattered ruins of the Balkan states.

Boyle's diverse credits include Trainspotting, 28 Days Later, 127 Hours and, most recently, Trance. Set up through Fox Searchlight and Pathé, Smash and Grab will be produced by Christian Colson.


| 0 comments | Add a comment

From Around the Web

comments powered by Disqus
Latest Headlines:

Tyler Perry Gets Animated in the Trailer for Madea's Tough Love
WB's Cyborg, Ray Fisher, Promises 'A Hell of a Treat' in Store for DC Comics Fans
Kim Basinger Boards The Nice Guys Opposite Crowe and Gosling
Watch a Teaser for the Unofficial Dredd Spinoff, Judge Dredd: Superfiend
John Constantine Converses with an Angel in a New Clip from the DC Comics Series
Warner Bros. Plans New Digital Series Based on Mortal Kombat, Critters, Static Shock and More!
The Flash and Jane the Virgin Get Full Season Orders
Take a First Look at Gotham's Harvey Dent in a New DC Comics Video
Disney's Rights to John Carter Revert Back to Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc.
The Weekend Warrior: Ouija, John Wick
James Wan Returns for The Conjuring 2!
Tracklist Revealed for Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 Soundtrack
Watch New Monsters University Short Party Central for Free
Natalie Dormer Heads Into The Forest
SEGA Announces Five Add-On Packs for Alien: Isolation
The Holiday 2014 Movie Preview
Charlie Cox Talks Daredevil's Addiction to Crimefighting
New Preview for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1

Follow ComingSoon.net on Twitter
MOST ACTIVE
From our partners