British filmmaker Guy Ritchie shall be tackling the upcoming World War II film Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare for Paramount. The film is an adaptation of Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare: How Churchill’s Secret Warriors Set Europe Ablaze and Gave Birth to Modern Black Ops by Damien Lewis, reported Deadline.
The e book tells the true story of the highest secret ‘butcher-and-bolt’ black ops items that former UK Prime Minister Winston Churchill tasked with stopping the unstoppable German warfare machine.
Paramount purchased the rights to the e book in 2015 and writers similar to Arash Amel, Paul Tamasy and Eric Johnson develop drafts.
Jerry Bruckheimer and Chad Oman will produce the venture by way of Jerry Bruckheimer Films. Ivan Atkinson will function the manager producer.
Ritchie’s directorial credit embody motion pictures similar to “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels,” Snatch, RocknRolla and two Sherlock Holmes motion pictures, starring Robert Downey Jr and Jude Law.
He most just lately directed The Gentlemen with Matthew McConaughey and Charlie Hunnam and at present reuniting with Jason Statham for his subsequent.