Warner Bros. has picked up The Pacific creator Bruce C. McKenna's latest pitch The Battle of Midway, which will be a 3D film that centers on the June 4-6, 1942, turning point of World War II, reports Deadline.
The project is being fast tracked, with a rumored budget of around $200 million.
The Battle of Midway took place six months after the demoralizing surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. When it was over, the supremacy of the Imperial Japanese Navy was lost along with 4 of its aircraft carriers and 1 heavy cruiser. The Japanese never recovered.
No production date has been set.