Guy Ritchie Directing Treasure Island
We first reported on this project back in April 2010, just months after U.K.-based Eccosse Films announced their own adaptation of the Robert Louis Stevenson novel. We still haven't heard anything further about Eccosse's Treasure Island.
Michael Gilio wrote the first draft of the project, which was described as a contemporary adaptation of the 19th Century pirate novel. The story centers on narrator Jim Hawkins and his adventures with the pirate Long John Silver. No production schedule was released for this high seas adventure.