Deadline is reporting “Let’s Be Cops” and “The Girl Next Door” director Luke Greenfield will direct the sci-fi film “Slingshot” for Gulfstream Pictures.
The logline of the film is under wraps, but Greenfield will develop, produce, and direct the picture, which is described as Amblin-esque. The filmmaker conceived the story with screenwriter Trevor Sands (“Resurrection”).
“Amblin-esque” films have been all the rage for a few years now, but Greenfield has a bit of clout to tackle a passion project after his comedy “Let’s Be Cops” hit worldwide gross of $122 million this past summer. (CONTINUED)