Jacks Producing Briggs’ “Mortis Rex”

Jim Jacks is set to produce the supernatural action thriller “Mortis Rex” for Intandem Films and Frelaine Productions says Screen Daily.

Scribe Peter Briggs (“Hellboy”) will make his directorial debut on the project set in 122 AD. The story centers on a disgraced Roman war hero who is given a last opportunity to redeem his reputation when sent to a Roman garrison beset by a spate of brutal and unexplained killings.

Filming begins in the Spring on location in Italy, Eastern Europe and the UK. Stuart Pollok, Matthew Dench and Marisa Kagan are also producing.