Games of 1940: David Seidler and Luca Manzi to write

Wed March 23, 2011 Return to Film News

  • David Seidler ("The King's Speech") and Luca Manzi have been set to write the drama "Games of 1940" for the Kennedy/Marshall Co. and RT Features.

  • Based on a true story the film centers on a group of multinational POWs in a Nazi prison camp who decide to compete against each other in their own version of the Olympics after the 1940 games were canceled due to the escalating war. They risked their lives to stage the games under the noses of the guards

Source: Deadline
Related Titles: Games of 1940