The Sapphires' Wayne Blair is on board to helm Millennium Films' thriller Septembers of Shiraz
Based on Dalia Sofer's New York Times bestselling true story, Septembers of Shiraz
is set in the aftermath of the Iranian revolution, and centers on a wealthy secular Jewish man who is ripped away from his wife and kids when he is wrongly imprisoned for being a spy by the Islamic Republic.
Salma Hayek, Shohreh Aghdashloo and Adrien Brody are on board to star.
Filming will commence on June 9 and will take place in Bulgaria and Israel.