Shalom Life | September 02, 2014

JJ Abrams Chooses Nazi Hunter Film as Next Project

The ‘Star Trek’ director obtained the rights to ‘Wunderkind’

By: Ashley Baylen

Published: June 12th, 2012 in Culture » Film » News

JJ Abrams Chooses Nazi Hunter Film as Next Project

J.J Abrams, in collaboration with Paramount Pictures and Bad Robot, announced their intention to create ‘Wunderkind’, written by Patrick Alison.

‘Wunderkind’ is an action/thriller set in the 1970’s Cold War. It follows a pair of Nazi hunters, one a young CIA agent who investigates German war criminals, and the other an older gentleman who serves Israel’s Mossad. The two men become intertwined in unlikely circumstances and become partners.

Alison’s script has been on the market since May, and has been labeled a combination of the ‘Bourne’ films and ‘The French Connection’.

Abrams’ company, Bad Robot, will produce ‘Wunderkind’, while other key cast and crew have not been identified since the production is in such early stages.

Abrams is almost finished the untitled ‘Star Trek’ sequel, and will begin work on ‘Wunderkind’ after it’s completion.

Bad Robot recently extended its first-look deal with Paramount Pictures until December 2015. To date, the two companies have released ‘Mission: Impossible 3’, ‘Star Trek’, ‘Cloverfield’, ‘Super 8’, and ‘Morning Glory’.

Joan Rivers to Remain on Life Support Joan Rivers to Remain on Life Support TrendingMelissa Rivers is “Keeping Fingers Crossed” For Joan’s Recovery Melissa Rivers is “Keeping Fingers Crossed” For Joan’s Recovery TrendingLena Dunham: Leaking Nude Photos is a Sex Offense Lena Dunham: Leaking Nude Photos is a Sex Offense Trending
 

Belgian Activists Pour Fake Blood at Airport in Protest of Israel

September 02, 2014 | By Daniel Koren
Belgian Activists Pour Fake Blood at Airport in Protest of Israel

Members of Lilith, a Belgian-based women's rights movement, claim the airport is being used to transport arms to Israel

Read More

Howie Mandel Asks Fans For Money to Bring Back ‘Bobby’s World’ [VIDEO]

September 02, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Howie Mandel Asks Fans For Money to Bring Back ‘Bobby’s World’ [VIDEO]

The 'America's Got Talent' judge wants you to pay for the return of his popular animated series.

Read More

Sarah Silverman on Joan Rivers’ Coma: Stop Being Ridiculous!

September 02, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Sarah Silverman on Joan Rivers’ Coma: Stop Being Ridiculous!

The 'We Are Miracles' comedian urges Rivers to get better the only way she knows how humor.

Read More

Joan Rivers to Remain on Life Support

September 02, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Joan Rivers to Remain on Life Support

Rivers' daughter Melissa has confirmed that her mother will stay on life support at this juncture.

Read More

Charlie Sheen Condemns Danish Government Over Whale Slaughter

September 02, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Charlie Sheen Condemns Danish Government Over Whale Slaughter

The 'Anger Management' star accused Danish authorities for being complicit in the "brutal slaughter" of pilot whales.

Read More

Jay Leno to Perform at Launch of UJA Campaign 2015

September 02, 2014 | By Dan Horowitz
Jay Leno to Perform at Launch of UJA Campaign 2015

The iconic television personality and former Tonight Show host will be in Toronto for the September 10 event

Read More

Infamous Canadian Nazi Running for Office

September 02, 2014 | By Daniel Koren
Infamous Canadian Nazi Running for Office

72-year-old white supremacist John Beattie, who founded the Canadian Nazi party decades ago, is running for deputee reeve in the small cottage-country town of Minden Hills

Read More

Israeli Designer Showcased in New Hunger Games Film

September 02, 2014 | By Ynet News
Israeli Designer Showcased in New Hunger Games Film

One of the new characters to be introduced in Mockingjay will be wearing an Alon Livne dress

Read More

More Headlines