We first reported on this project last May, when Ridley Scott signed on to direct. While he will not be at the helm, Ridley Scott is still attached to produce this drama. The story is a dramatization of the 1986 summit between U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Russian leader Mikael Gorbachev, to discuss a peace agreement in the wake of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. The talks were was held in Reykjavik, Iceland. Producers are currently looking for an actor to play the U.S.S.R. premier.
Participant Media is financing the $10 million project, with production scheduled to begin this coming March in Germany.