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John Wells to direct Vietnam drama 'Khe Sanh'

John Wells to direct Vietnam drama Khe Sanh
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\"The Company Men\" helmer John Wells is returning to direction after seven years with Vietnam war drama \"Khe Sanh\". The script is being written by Jason Horwitch, whose credits include \"Luke Cage\" and \"Southland\", reported Deadline. 

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Los Angeles: "The Company Men" helmer John Wells is returning to direction after seven years with Vietnam war drama "Khe Sanh". The script is being written by Jason Horwitch, whose credits include "Luke Cage" and "Southland", reported Deadline.

The film tells the story of the last great, unsung battle of the 20th century, the Siege of Khe Sanh. Five thousand young Marines were surrounded and attacked by 20,000 battle- hardened North Vietnamese Army veterans for 77 nonstop days of rocket and mortar fire, as the world watched on TV.

Wells and John Wells Productions president of features Claire Rudnick Polstein will produce the project with Andrew Levitas.

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