Movie News

Espinosa to direct Tom Rob Smith’s Child 44

Espinosa to direct Tom Rob Smith’s Child 44

Daniel Espinosa (”Safe House”) is in talks to direct a feature film version of the Tom Rob Smith novel “Child 44″, says Deadline.

“44” is the first in a series of three books; “Color of Money” scribe Richard Price has adapted this first one.

The central figure is Leo Demidov, a disgraced lawman in Joseph Stalin’s Soviet Union, who is assigned to investigate a series of gruesome child murders. The book is based on the Rostov Ripper, the Ukrainian serial killer Andrei Chikatilo, who was executed for 52 murders and was enabled by the institutional denial that existed in Soviet political culture at the time.

Ridley Scott, at one time set to direct, is producing.

ShareShare on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someoneShare on Google+Pin on Pinterest

About PHOEBE GALLAGHER

Psychiatrist nurse that brings her love of cinema and medical opinion to Moviehole.

View All Posts

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Subject

Your Message

captcha

Movie News

Psychiatrist nurse that brings her love of cinema and medical opinion to Moviehole.

More in Movie News

Actress Rapace arrives for the screening of the film "Un Prophete" at the 62nd Cannes Film Festival

Story deets for Noomi Rapace starrer Rupture

Caffeinated ClintApril 21, 2015
theentity

James Wan doing remake of The Entity

Caffeinated ClintApril 21, 2015
dominicsherwood

Shadowhunters recruits out of Vampire Academy

Caffeinated ClintApril 21, 2015

Login

Lost your password?