EXCLUSIVE: MGM has just closed a deal for James Gray to direct I Am Pilgrim, an adaptation of the espionage novel trilogy by Terry Hayes. MGM has been mobilizing this one for several years, and it is high priority for the studio best known for 007. Hayes, whose credits include the early Road Warrior films, as well as Dead Calm, Payback and From Hell, has adapted the novel. Lloyd Braun is producing.
The intention is for Gray to make it his next film after Ad Astra, the…
James Gray is keeping busy. Last year saw the release of his adaptation of The Lost City of Z, and he recently wrapped his sci-fi film Ad Astra starring Brad Pitt. Now he’s turning his attention to his next project, which will likely be an adaptation of the spy novel I Am Pilgrim for MGM. According to Deadline, screenwriter Terry Hayes (Payback) has adapted his own novel. Here’s the official synopsis from Amazon: A breakneck race against time…and an implacable enemy. An anonymous young woman...
The 'Fate of the Furious' filmmaker will helm the project for Paramount.