“Mozart in the Jungle” star Gael García Bernal, Nazanin Boniadi (“Homeland”) and Jason Isaacs are attached to the historical drama “People of the Book” for Good Films Collective.
The film is based on the 2008 novel and New York Times bestseller from Geraldine Brooks about a book conservator who comes to Sarajevo to restore the Haggadah manuscript. The film will be helmed by Academy Award winner Danis Tanovic (“No Man’s Land”) from a script by Petter Skavlan (Kon Tiki).
Good Films Collective has also made a deal with upcoming “Morbius” director Daniel Espinosa (“Life,” “Safe House”) to develop “The Execution” about the background to the 2018 murder of Jamal Khashoggi, how it happened, why it happened and what happened in the aftermath. Skavlan is attached to write. The news first reported by Deadline.