Peter Weir is set to direct and produce the drama, Shadow Divers for Fox 2000.
The film is based on Robert Kurson's best-selling nonfiction book Shadow Divers: The True Adventure of Two Americans Who Discovered Hitler's Lost Sub. According to The Hollywood Reporter, it revolves around two of the world's foremost deep-sea wreck divers who discover a sunken U-boat 60 miles off the coast of New Jersey. Despite considerable danger, the young divers risk their lives in their obsession to identify the submarine over the period of six years.
A 2007 release has been set for Shadow Divers.