Santiago Manes Moreno has reportedly set a feature directing debut with DDI repping international sales this month at Cannes. Long Gone Heroes in the name and has Guy Pearce and Ben Kingsley set to star about a discouraged ex-military operative hunted by former comrades while on a mission to track down a reporter in a combat zone who’s found herself embroiled in a political conspiracy.
Moreno penned the project and will produce through 7One7 Films with Ines Mongil-Echandi and Noli Mollakuqe. Also producing are Jason Moring, Stanley Preschutti and Mark Padilla of Double Dutch International (DDI) with Jay Fragus serving as exec producer. (THR)