After more than a decade directing performance capture movies such as The Polar Express and Beowulf, Robert Zemeckis will return to live-action with Flight for Universal.
Denzel Washington is leading the film, which…
“…tells the redemption story of “Whip” (Washington), a commercial airline pilot who pulls off a heroic feat of flying in a damaged plane, saving 98 lives on a flight carrying 106 people. While the world begs to embrace him as a true American Hero, the everyman struggles with this label as he is forced to hold up to the scrutiny of an investigation that brings into question his behavior the night before the doomed flight.”
The film is set to shoot next month in Atlanta, so more names will be added to the cast soon. John Gatins (Real Steel) wrote the script, and a release date will probably be set for sometime in late 2012