Date: 30th January 2020

Jodie Foster to Direct True Story About Theft of the Mona Lisa.

Jodie Foster is attached to direct a drama based on the true story of how Leonardo DaVinci’s iconic painting the Mona Lisa was stolen in 1911.

Bill Wheeler is writing a draft of the screenplay for Foster to direct based on the book "The Day They Stole the Mona Lisa" by Seymour Reit.

The robbery, which took place at the Louvre in Paris, was perpetrated by Louvre employee Vincenzo Peruggia, who believed that Leonardo da Vinci's painting should have been displayed in Italy.

Source: Press Release