In a story from Variety Michael Hirst (creator of The Tudors) has been tapped by London-based Independent Film Co. to adapt Bernard Cornwell's novel Agincourt.

The story follows Nicholas Hook, he is an archer who fought with the French alongside Henry V in 1415 during one of the bloodiest battles ever to take place in Europe..

Independent Film Co. plans to make this film for $35 million. The plan is to shoot it in 2011.

Agincourt sold almost 200,000 hardback copies in the U.K. during its first three months of release. It was on the New York Times bestseller list for four weeks.

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