Director Ken Russell To Helm 'Kings X'

British director Ken Russell has signed to to helm the thriller Kings X, says Production Weekly.

The feature, which stars Robert Carlyle, Kevin Spacey and Ray Winstone, is set in a bustling inner city area where everyone is on the make. The King of 'Kings X' is Colin Manks a sharp, smooth talking up-market low life whose narcissism leads him to record his life on his camera phone for posterity.

He falls for Hattie an Essex girl property agent whose crooked boss has her doing dodgey deals she’s too naive and self important to question. When they cheat Colin Manks he wants revenge, with interest. Drugs, Prostitution Murder everything goes in the urban jungle.

The project, which is based on a script by Chris Cleverly, is currently in pre-production.

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