After enough stop and starts to leave its occupants in permanent delay, George Lucas' WWII dogfight epic is finally underway now that it officially has a director attached.
Anthony Hemingway is set to direct Red Tails, the story of the first group of black pilots to serve as pilot escorts to bombers. Although their ability to fly had been questioned on racist grounds, the Red Tails' record in the sky was so impressive that they became heavily in-demand to lead bombing runs over Italy and Germany in the last year of the conflict. Hemingway is known for his direction of episodes of some of televisions hottest shows, including The Wire, CSI:NY, and ER.
Production beings in March and will be shot all over Europe.