Ridley Scott to Take on ‘Red Riding’

Variety reports that director Ridley Scott (Gladiator, Kingdom of Heaven) has signed on to direct a Steve Zaillian adaptation of the BBC miniseries entitled Red Riding.

Based on four David Peace novels on police corruption surrounding the disappearance of several young girls, the British-set thriller will be transferred to the United States for the remake. No timetable has been released as of yet.

Scott and writer Zaillian previously collaborated on American Gangster and Hannibal.

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