Gary Shore will direct a feature about the Nobels, an infamous family of inventors.
The Great Game, from Black List writer Bryan McMullin, will follow a young Emmanuel Nobel (nephew of Alfred) as he tries to navigate his place amongst his genius family and a romance with a mysterious ballerina.
For the project, production is working closely with the Nobel family, famous for their annual awarding of Nobel prizes.
Cross Creek will finance and produce the historical epic. Cross Creek's Brian Oliver and Jason Seagraves will produce alongside Maurice Fadida.
Shore is known for directing the gothic thriller Dracula Untold. He is repped by WME and 42.