Alex Proyas is making a deal to direct Gods Of Egypt for Summit Entertainment, and write the script with Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless. Set amongst the pyramids and sphinxes, the film is the story of a common thief and a god on a magical quest. Basil Iwanyk is producing through Thunder Road with Proyas and his Mystery Clock Cinema banner.
Proyas is casting his next project, The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag, for Red Granite. He previously directed Knowing for Summit. He has also helmed I, Robot and Dark City. The scribes’ credits include Dracula Year Zero and a futuristic Jungle Book.