Spike Lee has added another project to his ever growing schedule of potential flicks. This time it’s a World War II drama (aren’t they becoming popular again!) based on the novel Miracle at St. Anna written by American author James McBride.
The movie will be set in Italy, with shooting tentatively planned for next year.
And before you ask. Yes it’s Spike Lee, of course the flick has something to do with race…
High-profile project about the true tale of four members of the U.S. Army’s 92nd Division of all-black soldiers, who in 1944 became trapped in a Tuscan village, as they contended with their racist, incompetent commanders and the Nazis, is being shepherded by Italian producers Luigi Musini and Roberto Cicutto.
Lee says the movie will mostly use an American cast.
This is the fourth film that Lee has been attached to since his Inside Man opened in cinema’s last year. Those movies include a James Brown biopic, a movie about the L.A. Riots in the early 90′s and Inside Man 2.
So that’s three of his four upcoming potential projects dealing heavily with racism. How surprising!
source – variety