WT Deals: Gregg Simon to Direct New Thriller “The Patience of Vultures”

Weintraub client Gregg Simon is set to direct “The Patience of Vultures,” a neo-noir crime thriller presented by Pulsar Content, XYZ Films, and WME Independent.

Luis Guzmán (“Narcos,” “Traffic”) and Ed Skrein (“Game of Thrones,” “Deadpool”) are set to lead the ensemble cast, which also includes Josh Brener (“The Last of Us”), Hayley Kiyoko (“Insidious: Chapter 3”), and Dominique Jackson (“Pose”). Jason Michael Berman and Will Raynor are producing at Mandalay Pictures, along with Zach Book of All Trades Content. The film is based on a script by Greg Sisco.

Production is slated for this spring/summer, and the film is set to debut at the EFM in Berlin next year.

Gregg Simon is represented by Weintraub shareholder Matthew Sugarman. Weintraub shareholder Shaun Gordon assisted with the deal for this project.

Read more about the project here in Variety.