Aurora Films has begun initial consultations to develop a screen adaptation of Deborah Snow’s book ‘Siege: Inside the Lindt Cafe’. It is unclear what format the production will take, or when it will be filming, but Sydney has been confirmed as the location.
On December 15, 2014 a lone gunman held eighteen people hostage inside the Lindt Cafe in Martin Place. A 16 hour standoff with police ensued in which two hostages, Katrina Dawson and Tori Johnson lost their lives
Producer and Aurora Films managing director Ákos Armont said his company was humbled to have the opportunity to “tell this story right”.
“This is an event that must be approached with the utmost respect and consideration for everyone involved,” he said. You can read more about the production here.
More to come on this….