The film is based on a Ben Macintyre book that tells the story of Edward Arnold Chapman, a career criminal who was trained by the Nazis to be a spy during WWII. On a mission to sabotage an airplane factory in England, he contacted the British and began a life as a double agent.
The Muppets director James Bobin has signed on to helm Agent Zigzag for New Line Cinema, a project which has been languishing in development for the past five years.
Back in September 2007, New Line Cinema purchased the rights to Ben McIntyre's book, with Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman set to produce. Two years later, the studio hired Mark Bomback to adapt this true-story tale, though that was the last we heard about the project until now.Read More