'Donnie Darko' director Richard Kelly to helm 'Corpus Christi'
Richard Kelly, director of Donnie Darko, has signed on to direct Corpus Christi, with Eli Roth, Sean McKittrick, and Kelly set to produce. The script, written by Kelly, is centered on a mentally unstable veteran of the Iraq war who befriends a supermarket chain owner in Texas. Darko Entertainment, Kelly’s production company, is also behind the upcoming adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith’s Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Corpus Christi will be Kelly’s fourth full-length feature.