Ron Howard to direct Ludlum’s ‘Parsifal Mosaic’

Ron Howard has signed on to direct The Parsifal Mosaic, an adaptation of the espionage thriller by “The Bourne Identity” author Robert Ludlum.


David Self will adapt the Ludlum novel which follows CIA operative who thinks he witnessed the execution of his lover after she was identified as a KGB double agent.


Meanwhile Universal is continuing to develop a fourth “Bourne” installment with director Paul Greengrass and The Sigma Protocol, an adaptation of yet another Ludlum thriller.