The Lizard King Movie

The Lizard King movie production status is currently Development

August 9, 2012 • Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'. David Frankel is attached to direct. Rights to the book were picked up in May 2009.

Who's Involved:

David Frankel, Bill Wheeler

Release Date:

To Be Announced (TBA)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

A female Fish and Wildlife agent attempts to catch and successfully prosecute a wily international reptile smuggler based in Miami. Her job is made easier by the smuggler's reckless partner, who also happens to be his father.


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Cast: Who stars in it?

No cast available.

Crew: Who's making The Lizard King

A look at the The Lizard King behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director David Frankel last directed Collateral Beauty and One Chance. The film's writer Bill Wheeler last wrote Ghost in the Shell and Kyriakides.


Bill Wheeler

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Production: What we know about The Lizard King

Key Facts

  1. Based on the true story and book, "The Lizard King: The True Crimes and Passions of the World's Greatest Reptile Smugglers" by Bryan Christy.

Filming Timeline

On or about August 9, 2012, the film was in Development status.

David Frankel is attached to direct. Rights to the book were picked up in May 2009.

The Lizard King Release Date: When is it coming out?

The Lizard King is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).

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