In addition to helming Overlord for Bad Robot, Ridley Scott has enlisted Avery to direct the upcoming drug-trafficking movie The King of L.A.
Avery previously directed Son of a Gun, starring Ewan McGregor and Alicia Vikander, as well as a handful of impressive short films.
The next big project on Bad Robot’s docket is Overlord, a World War II-era film that — unsurprisingly — has a bit of a twist.
Paramount originally acquired Overlord back in 2007, but with Avery’s commitment to direct, the film is on the fast-track, with the studio already reportedly meeting with potential stars.
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