Goliath: Scott Derrickson to direct

Fri January 7, 2011 Return to Film News

  • Scott Derrickson ("The Exorcism of Emily Rose") has been set to direct "Goliath" for Relativity Media.

  • Based on David vs. Goliath Biblical tale the story begins when the fierce warrior Goliath is sent to track down a foretold king of the Israelites. A young shepherd David is thrust into an epic chase and adventure fighting for his own life, the lives of his loved ones and eventually the lives of his people. The story climaxes in a battle of literal Biblical proportions between the young man and the giant sent to destroy him.

  • John D. Payne and Patrick McKay have written the screenplay.

Source: Heat Vision
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