Lynne Ramsay Developing ‘Mobius’

The director will also be writing the project, which is based on Herman Melville’s classic Moby Dick with a sci-fi twist.

Lynne Ramsay developing Mobius
Lynne Ramsay developing Mobius
Lynne Ramsay is planning to develop a sci-fi adaptation of Herman Melville's classic Moby Dick titled Mobius.

The sci-fi thriller is set in space and centers on a captain that is obsessed with revenge. He takes his crew on a suicide mission seeking vengeance from a space creature. She is writing the script with Rory Kinnear.

Lynne Ramsay directed We Need to Talk About Kevin and is currently working on Jane Got a Gun starring Natalie Portman and Michael Fassbender.

Scott Steindorff, Peter Fruchtman, Dylan Russell and Scott LaStaiti are producing with the director.

No casting or production details have been released for the project.

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  1. skywise

    Suicide missions, revenge, space, SPACE MONSTERS! I think I love it already.

    2 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  2. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    DDL won't touch this, but I can see Jackman

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  3. justatadmatt

    @mcleve02 you'd have to be careful with everyone drawing the comparison...i could see hugh jackman or daniel day lewis if you are going for old school Ahab.

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    @justatadmatt Yeah man... I am glad to see I am not alone on this... we haven't really seen a modern day telling of this tale and it could be really well done... After PoC series, I could totally see Geoffrey Rush as Captain Ahab!

    2 years agoby @mcleve02Flag

  5. justatadmatt

    soooooo, i'm seeing a giant whale in space? O_o

    @mcleve02 i completely agree with you on all points.

    2 years agoby @justatadmattFlag

  6. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @mcleve02 Funny. Before, some of us complained because there weren't enough sci-fi movies with aliens, now well, you get the idea :P

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag


    @bawnian-dexeus I would... besides I just think there are too many alien movies... IDK, maybe it's just me...

    2 years agoby @mcleve02Flag

  8. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @mcleve02 Could be fun. No one today would sit through a captain searching a whale

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag


    I would much rather see the original Moby Dick than to see yet another alien film...

    2 years agoby @mcleve02Flag

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