Turistas Director Finds ‘Sanctuary’ for Sobino Films

John Stockwell (Turistas, Into the Blue, Blue Crush) is attached to direct Sanctuary, an adaptation of John Connelly novel “Bad Men,” in a development deal with Sobini Films. The story revolves around a single mom and her son who take refuge from her ex-husband on a haunted island off the Maine coast. Stephen Susco is writing the screenplay that was originally announced as a Lionggate project last September. Production is targeted to begin late this year or early 2009. Click the title for a long synopsis.