John Moore lands Capricorn One

Moore directs sci-fi conspiracy film.

John Moore is attached to direct a remake of the 1978 conspiracy thriller ‘Capricorn One’.

Peter Buchman, who wrote Steven Soderbergh’s two-part Che Guevara biopic, penned the screenplay, which is described as an updated, reimagining of the story that revolves around a group of astronauts of an aborted mission to Mars.


Elliot Gould and James Brolin starred in the original, which was written and directed by Peter Hyams. O.J. Simpson played a supporting role.


John Davis is set to produce.

EXTRAs: Moore is currently working on an upcoming vidgame adaptation of ‘Max Payne,’ he has a number of films in development including ‘Splinter Cell’ and ‘Virulents’ and ‘The Last Mission’.