Barry Levinson to Direct Brother Jack

Barry Levinson

Columbia Pictures has announced that Barry Levinson (The Natural, Good Morning Vietnam, Rain Man, Disclosure, Wag the Dog, Bandits, Man of the Year, What Just Happened) will direct Brother Jack, a movie that tells the life story of human rights activist Jack Healey.

The coming of age story of an idealist who leaves the priesthood for a life on the streets and successfully wages a one man war to elevate the issue of human rights.

The screenplay is being written by Harley Peyton (Twin Peaks, Bandits, Less Than Zero), with a current rewrite by Kelly Masterson. Read the full press release after the jump.

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