Written by Matthew Orton, MGM’s OPERATION FINALE is an historical drama about a group of Israeli spies who worked to track down the notorious Nazi general Adolf Eichmann in Argentina in the 1960s.
Filming began in Buenos Aires on 2nd October. Directed by Chris Weitz (ABOUT A BOY, THE GOLDEN COMPASS), the cast includes Sir Ben Kinglsey, Oscar Isaacs and Melanie Laurent.
Producers on the project are Automatik’s Brian Kavanaugh-Jones (MIDNIGHT SPECIAL) and Fred Berger (LA LA LAND), Isaac and Inspire Entertainment’s Jason Spire (Mojave). Writer Matt Charman (BRIDGE OF SPIES) is an executive producer.
Matt wrote the Black List & Brit List-featured screenplay on spec and sold it to MGM in December 2015.