Charlize Theron's production company sells battle-filled drama set in medieval Scotland to ABC
Charlize Theron tackled futuristic topics this year's sci-fi epic "Prometheus." Now she's going old-school — very old-school — for a new project at ABC.
Theron is working with the network to develop "The Clan," a drama set in the Highlands of medieval Scotland. And because, when one thinks Charlize Theron, one's mind naturally drifts to Vikings, yes — there are Vikings involved.
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The project will follow the various clans of medieval Scotland as they battle each other, while simultaneously fending off Viking invaders.
"Hotel Rwanda" director Terry George will write and direct the project, as well as serve as an executive producer.
Theron's Denver and Delilah production company will executive-produce the project in conjunction with ABC Studios.
Earlier this year, Theron sold a modern-day version of the Hatfields and McCoys saga to NBC.
Hollywood Reporter first reported news of the "Clan" development.