Warner Bros is in talks with Australian Garth Davis to direct their film adaptation of the Gregory David Roberts crime novel "Shantaram
A seasoned television director, (Top of the Lake, Love My Way), "Shantaram" would be Davis' feature directing debut.
Fellow Australian Joel Edgerton is also attached to the project. Edgerton was handpicked by Johnny Depp to play the lead.
Davis received an Emmy nomination this year for his directing on "Top of the Lake".
Good luck, Garth!