James McTeigue to direct Message from the King
James McTeigue's (V FOR VENDETTA) next project is going to be MESSAGE FROM THE KING. He will direct a screenplay from Oliver Butcher and Stephen Cornwell (UNKNOWN).
The thriller centers on, "Jacob King, an enigmatic outsider who comes to LA to investigate the sudden disappearance of his sister."
FilmNation Entertainment production head Aaron Ryder will be producing with Rhodri Thomas and Ash Shah.
McTeigue recently completed THE RAVEN with John Cusack as Edgar Allan Poe. After seeing McTeigue's work on the film, Ryder wanted to be a part of the director's next film, "After working with James on The Raven and then seeing a cut of the film, it was very clear to us that we needed to make his next movie."