Battle for Alcatraz Movie

Battle for Alcatraz movie is currently in Development

November 12, 2016 • Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'. Currently out to directors.

Who's Involved:

Gavin James, Brian Kavanaugh-Jones, Neil Widener, Matt Charman

Release Date:

To Be Announced (TBA)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

Battle for Alcatraz Plot: What's the story?

Tells the true story of the failed 1946 escape attempt from Alcatraz Prison by six inmates that incited a full-blown military response — turning the world’s most notorious prison into a war-torn battlefield.


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Film Details & Notes: What do we know about Battle for Alcatraz?

  1. Paramount was also the studio behind 1979’s Clint Eastwood Escape From Alcatraz, which also was based on a true story but chronicled a different event.

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making Battle for Alcatraz?

A look at the Battle for Alcatraz behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's writer Gavin James last wrote Verona and San Andreas 2.



Brian Kavanaugh-Jones

Production Company

Automatik Entertainment

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Production Timeline: When did the Battle for Alcatraz come together?

On or about November 12, 2016 • The film was in Development status.

Currently out to directors.

On or about October 20, 2015 • The film was in Development status.

Paramount has beat out five other studios to nab the pitch. Neil Widener and Gavin James will write.

Battle for Alcatraz Release Date: When is it coming out?

Battle for Alcatraz is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).
United States

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