Inspired by a true story, “Burt Squire” revolves around a family man — portrayed by Helms — in the midst of a midlife crisis who embarks on what he hopes will be a dream sailing vacation, but ends up shipwrecked in the Atlantic Ocean with Ford’s charming but unhinged sea captain. The announcement was made Monday by Adam Fogelson, chairman, STXfilms Motion Picture Group.
The project screenplay is by Ben Bolea. Ld Entertainment’s Mickey Liddell, and Pete Shilaimon are producing the film alongside Kim Zubick. Ld’s Michael Glassman will executive produce.
“We love this story and and are looking forward to working with Mickey and the team at Ld and this incredible cast,” Fogelson said. “There’s no one better than Ed Helms