Catherine Hardwicke, the director of the first Twilight film is in discussions to direct Diamond, a gangster film set in 1960s swinging London.
Diamond will be the first film to be produced by Nicola Horlick, the former City of London “superwoman” investment manager. Joe Shrapnel and Anna Waterhouse (Frankie and Alice) are writing the screenplay, and the project could shoot in 2013.
Hardwicke is currently casting her next movie Plush, an erotic thriller starring Evan Rachel Wood, which IM Global is selling.
Horlick is developing Diamond through her Derby Street Films development fund, which has raised $2.5m through an Enterprise Investment Scheme. Derby Street is developing eight feature films, mostly working with US companies including Inferno Entertainment and Cargo Entertainment...........
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