Posted on Friday, May 4th, 2012 by Russ Fischer
We knew that Gareth Evans, who directed The Raid, had to be tapped soon for a studio project. Now Universal has picked up the rights to Breaking the Bank, a film that will chronicle “the daring robbery of the Securitas Depot in Tonbridge, a £53 Million Sterling score (around $86 million US),” a crime that was put into motion by UFC fighter ‘Lightning’ Lee Murray.
Back in 2009 Darren Aronofsky was developing this same project, but ended up moving on to other things, and is now finally about to make Noah. So Universal picked up the project for Evans, and will likely be re-developed slightly to suit his sensibility. Read More »