Vogt-Roberts will also produce alongside Jordan and Outlier’s Alana Mayo, as well as New Regency. The film will be based in Vogt-Roberts’ hometown of Detroit. — after all, the filmmaker has been vocal about bringing back production to Michigan after the State film incentives ended in 2015. He also co-founded the Detroit non-profit The Detroit Creativity Project, which uses improv training to change how people see their potential in life.
Plot details are being kept under wraps, but the team is currently searching for a writer.
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Vogt-Roberts most recently directed “Kong: Skull Island” which grossed over $656 million at the global box office. His feature film debut, “The Kings of Summer,” premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.