According to THR Fox are talking to Greengrass about a remake of the 1966 inner-body experience film Fantastic Voyage, about a team of scientists being minaturised and injected into the bloodstream of a defecting Soviet bigwig, and if Greengrass signs it’ll be his first 3D sci-fi film.
Greengrass is known best for his work with Matt Damon on the Bourne films, but looking at his other films a bit closer will yield greater rewards. United 93 and Bloody Sunday were powerful stories told with a documentarian’s eye, and his camera work in his recent films has been copied by lesser hands to dizzying effect.
The new Fantastic Voyage has a script by Shane Salerno who worked on Armageddon and the film which made for a great trailer Aliens vs. Predator 2: Requiem, and the trades are reporting that James Cameron’s 3D technology will be used for this film. So it’s a fairly standard studio production and Greengrass would add some fire to the proceedings.
Now, if they could only get Dennis Quaid on board…