According to The Hollywood Reporter, James Franco and Jean Reno will head the cast of Electric Entertainment's Flyboys, which will be directed by Tony Bill.

The screenplay was written by David Ward, based on an original screenplay by Phil Sears and Blake Evans. Principal photography is scheduled to begin April 18 in the United Kingdom.

Ingenious Entertainment's Duncan Reid and James Clayton will executive produce along with David Brown and Phil Goldfarb. Electric's Marc Roskin and Kearie Peak will co-produce, with Electric's Rachel Olschan serving as associate producer.