Stuntman to climb The 39 Steps

The filmmaker, who is most famous for stunts in films like Raiders of the Lost Ark and Patriot Games, is set to tackle the John Buchan novel in 2011, according to website

According to, Robert Towne is also planning a remake of the movie, which has hit the big screen three times since Hitchcock’s 1935 classic, starring Robert Donat as man-on-the-run Richard Hannay.

Brits Kenneth More and Robert Powell have also played Hannay in 1959 and 1978 remakes. And Rupert Penry-Jones starred in a TV movie version of Buchan’s story in 2008.