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Icelandic Director Sells Idea to Hollywood

American film production company Summit Entertainment has purchased Icelandic director Ólafur Jóhannesson’s (aka Ólaf de Fleur) pitch for a sci-fi action titled Revoc.

olafur_johannesson_imbdÓlafur Jóhannesson. Source: iMBD.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the story is described as a post-alien invasion thriller, as has been compared to District 9 and Moon.

David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman of Mandeville are set to produce the film and James Mangold to direct.

Ólafur co-wrote and directed City State (Borgríki).

Click here to read our review of City State.


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