, screenwriter of the underrated The American
and of 28 Weeks Later
, is now working with director Mike Newell
on an adaption of the WWII double-agent story Agent Zigzag
, based on the book of the same name by Ben MacIntyre
The subject of the book and the film is Eddie Chapman
, dashing and charming criminal, conman and spy. He's the classic image of the fast-living spy. Recruited by the German Secret Service at the outset ...