Originally posted on Variety:
Gregory Allen Howard is set to pen the World War II drama “Night Witches” for Boris Yeltsin’s Timedale Entertainment banner.
Yeltsin, the grandson of the former Russian president, has become very active in the Hollywood scene. He’s produced several features and will produce this pic along with his Timedale Entertainment partner, D. Matt Geller.
Film will be based on the true story of the female flying unit that fought in the Battle of Moscow. They were dubbed “Night Witches” by the frightened German soldiers because of the deadly stealth of their light planes.
“I’m in the inspiration business and this is, by far, one of the most inspirational, heroic stories I’ve ever come across. I’m honored to be to be a part of it,” Yeltsin said. “I am really excited to move forward on this project. We have an opportunity to tell a great human interest story and give these…
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