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Has ‘Blood and Chocolate’ Found its New Director?

Gary Lucceshi has a lot going on as he is on set overseeing the production of Sony Screen Gems’ Underworld: Evolution- as he is also finishing up ‘Aeon Flux‘ and casting for his upcoming romantic Werewolf film Blood and Chocolate. Today the trades made a major announcement for his newest Werewolf flick, which you can read inside. The film is based on the book by Annette Curtis Klause and set in a secret society of werewolves living in modern-day society. The story revolves around the romance between a female werewolf and a human. Ehren Kruger (The Ring) is writing the script…
According to the Hollywood Reporter:

German helmer Katja von Garnier is in negotiations to direct MGM’s upcoming werewolf flick, “Blood and Chocolate.” Von Garnier, who directed the 1997 hit “Bandits,” comes to the project after Rupert Wainwright dropped out in December to direct Revolution Studios’ remake of John Carpenter’s classic horror film, “The Fog.”

Based on a script by Ehren Kruger, “Blood and Chocolate” is being co-financed and co-produced by Lakeshore whose Tom Rosenberg and Gary Lucchesi are producing. Daniel Bobker and Kruger also are producing. Elizabeth Ingold and Stephanie Palmer are overseeing the project for the studio.

The feature is based on the book by Annette Curtis Klause and is set in a secret society of werewolves living in a modern day society. At the center of the tale is a romance between a female werewolf and a human. Von Garnier first made her mark with the German language “Making Up!” in 1993.

Source: Hollywood Reporter