Lynne Ramsay to Direct and Co-Write MOBIUS, Pitched as “Moby Dick in Space”

     October 2, 2012


If you’ve ever wanted to see “Moby Dick” in space, well Ahab, today is your day!  Lynne Ramsay is set to direct Mobius, a sci-fi take on the Herman Melville classic.  Ramsay is currently writing the treatment along with her We Need to Talk About Kevin co-writer and spouse, Rory Kinnear.  Heat Vision reports that Mobius has been pitched as a “psychological action thriller set in deep space, [where] a captain consumed by revenge takes his crew on a death mission fueled by his own ego and will to control an enigmatic alien.”  The title of the picture may change, because writer/director Eric Rochant (Love Without Pity) currently has a picture titled Mobius in post.  That story follows an FSB officer who falls in love with an American woman who works at a Russian bank.  Then again, that movie title has an umlaut in it (or is it a diaeresis?), so it’s obviously completely different…

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