(X-Men Apocalypse) is attached to play the lead in feature drama Aleppo, the story of a Syrian refugee and a Un journalist (Munn), brought together by tragedy and their escape from Syria.
Currently in pre-production, the film from LA-based producer MiLu Entertainment
will be directed by Brazilian filmmaker David Schurmann
from an original script by Beto Dantas
Attached crew include Oscar-wining art director/set decorator Brigitte Broch
) and Golden Globe-nominated composer Antonio Pinto
(Despedida), with Juan Bergaz
of Bergaz Productions serving as executive producer.
Schurmann previously directed Brazilian Foreign Language Oscar entry Little Secret (Pequeno Segredo).
“Olivia is a strong, dynamic leading actress, whose passion for the project under David’s direction will bring this powerful and important story to life,” said producer Andre L III
, CEO of MiLu Entertainment.
The announcement follows Munn’s recent casting as the lead in action movie Replay and social drama The Gateway