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Penelope director for action-adventure

14 October 2009  |  Written by Helen O'Hara  |  Source: Variety

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Mark Palansky, director of the light 'n' fluffy Penelope, is set to take a rather different tack with his next film, signing up for an action-adventure called Iron Jack that, to the best of our knowledge, contains not a single pig-faced girl.

Instead, this will focus on a succesful novelist in the 1930s who goes on a quest for a legendary treasure. We know, we know: you're all thinking that this sounds suspiciously Indiana Jones, but it's clearly a novelist not an archaeologist so it'll be totally different.

Up-and-coming screenwriter Johnny Rosenthal wrote the script, which started something of a bidding war, so let's hope that this lives up to that hype.


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