Movie News

Peter Landesman rewriting and directing Down By The River

Movie News
@http://www.twitter.com/ashkimo

Ashleigh's work has been read in the likes of Star News and Blockbuster Interaction. Also co-hosted a program on Monash Radio. Studied Journalism at University.

“Parkland” writer-director Peter Landesman looks set to rewrite and direct “Down By The River”, according to Deadline.

An espionage revenge thriller inspired by the non-fiction book of the same name by Charles Bowden, “Down By The River” follows the story of a DEA official whose younger brother is murdered in broad daylight in downtown El Paso, Texas. After discovering that the hit was ordered by a local drug kingpin who lives across the river in Juarez, the DEA official heads across the border to exact his revenge on the killers and ultimately, the DEA itself.

Landesman and Naomi Despres bought the project to Scott Suber’s Bluegrass Films and are in the process of rewriting the original script b y Henry Bean.

The book was described by Landesman as “haunting and epic, it winds and digs deep into the gray zone of the US-Mexican border. We are using the true story chronicled in the book as a launching point, and the facts are a like a punch in the gut.”

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

About Ashleigh Hill-Buxton

Ashleigh's work has been read in the likes of Star News and Blockbuster Interaction. Also co-hosted a program on Monash Radio. Studied Journalism at University.

View All Posts

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Subject

Your Message

captcha

More in Movie News

0

TV Review: Arrow 3.15 (Photo Recap)

Mandy GriffithsMarch 1, 2015
vodmarch1

VOD Views – March 1, 2015

Drew TurneyMarch 1, 2015
redsonja

Red Sonja goes to the Cosmos

Caffeinated ClintMarch 1, 2015
aquaman

Momo’s reaction to Aquaman picture reveal

Caffeinated ClintMarch 1, 2015
harleyjoker

Ayer revealsSuicide Squad sets; talks Leto

Caffeinated ClintMarch 1, 2015
macgruber

Forte readying MacGruber 2

Caffeinated ClintMarch 1, 2015
duhamelhudson

Duhamel, Hudson have The Wrong Stuff

Caffeinated ClintMarch 1, 2015
MELGEORGEDANIELSTERN

TV casting : George, Annable, O’Quinn, Stern, Chalke

Caffeinated ClintMarch 1, 2015
powerrangers

Shankar’s Power Rangers fan film is back online!

Caffeinated ClintMarch 1, 2015

Login

Lost your password?