James Marsh to Direct Colin Firth in Donald Crowhurst Biopic

‘The Theory of Everything’ lines up his next project…

Filmmaker James Marsh (‘Man on a Wire,’ ‘The Theory of Everything’) is teaming up with fellow Brit Colin Firth for a drama based on amateur yachtsman Donald Crowhurst, says Variety.

The untitled drama will focus on Crowhurst’s desperate attempt to win the first round of the Golden Globe Yacht Race in 1968.

Studiocanal, Blueprint Pictures and BBC Films are co-producing the project.