Hustlers director Lorene Scafaria will helm the untitled Bee Gees film.
Scafaria will replace John Carney, who will no longer be in the project due to scheduling conflicts. John Logan (Gladiator, Hugo) penned the latest script draft.
GK Films, Amblin and Sister will produce the untitled film. Paramount, jointly funded by Amblin and Sister, Paramount is distributed globally. Barry Gibb will serve as executive producer.
The Bee Gees, formed by the Gibb brothers Barry, Robin and Maurice, are one of the world’s best-selling musical artists of all time. The Anglo-Australian pop trio rose to fame and global success in the 70’s and 70 years, with titles like “How do you Mend a Broken Heart,” “Too Much Heaven,” “Nights on Broadway,” and “Alive.”
Barry Gibb is the only surviving member of the band, Maurice Gibb, after his sudden death in 70 from complications of colic and Robin Gibb died at 2012 of complications related to colorectal cancer at .
Scafaria, represented by UTA and Sloane Offer, was recently nominated for a Primetime Emmy and DGA Award for directing the hit HBO series ) succession. Outside of Hustlers, Scafaria featured credits include The Medler and Seeking a Friend for the End of the World