: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jason Scott Lee and Jay Hernandez are set to topline the indie historical epic "The Nomad," which is being executive produced by Milos Forman and Ram Bergman. Ivan Passer (HBO's "Stalin") will direct the film from a script by Rustam Ibragimbekov.

"Nomad" is set in 18th-century Kazakhstan and tells the story of a boy who is destined to one day unite the three warring tribes of the country. Lee will star as a veteran soldier and master of martial arts who spends his life raising and teaching the destined leader Mansur to lead the Kazakhs to victory and independence.

Brian B.