Scott Derrickson tackles Goliath January 10, 2011 Scott vs. Goliath? Scott Derrickson is line to direct theupcoming movie Goliath. Described as an action movie, the film retells the biblical tale of the young shepherd David and his fight against the warrior Goliath that is sent to kill him. The movie has been likened to 300. Derrickson most recently directed the 2008 remake of The Day The Earth Stood Still, starring Keanu Reeves and Jennifer Connelly. He is next expect to tackle the film The Substitute.