The spec script, which was written by Samuel Franco and Evan Kilgore, which depicts the events of Kennedy’s time during his tour in World War 2, Kennedy led the 11 survivors in swimming to a deserted island, where the crew had to hide from passing Japanese barges, after they command patrol was taken down by a Japanese torpedo.
Sounds like heavy Oscar bait to me?
The script is set up to be produced by Thunder Road Pictures and FlynnPicture Co.
This is a right career move for Elgort, as he’s becoming the new it factor and is getting great praise for his performance in Baby Driver. We’ll see what becomes of this project as it develops.