Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Filming of the life of the Sufi Spy, Noor Inayat Khan, daughter or Hazrat Inayat Khan, to begin in 2010
Film and Music Entertainment (F&ME), (February 13, 2010) the London-based feature film production outfit led by Mike Downey and Sam Taylor, is embarking on its biggest project yet.
F&ME, celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, is developing the $15 million The Spy Princess currently being written by Happy Feet and Babe: Pig in the City screenwriter Judy Morris. Based on the biography by Shrabani Basu, The Spy Princess tells the true story of Noor Inayat Khan, a Muslim Sufi female secret agent who was awarded the George Cross and the Croix de Guerre.
Morris, a long time collaborator with George Miller was nominated for an Annie for her work on Happy Feet. A director will be announced shortly for the project, due to go into production in the fourth quarter of 2010.