James Bond Director to direct Freediving tribute film “The Dive”

20th Century Fox have announced that Martin Campbell (James Bond Casino Royale / Green Lantern) has replaced James Cameron as the director of “The Dive”, the long awaited cinematic version of the Pipin Ferreras & Audrey Mestre story.

The Dive - Cover

James Cameron will still be attached as Producer and J. Michael Straczynski (Babylon 5 / Changling) will write the script.

The film is the cinematic version of the book “The Dive” that charts the story of the married freediving couple Pipin Ferreras and Audrey Mestre, who broke several freediving records in the 1990’s until Audrey’s death during a No-Limits Freediving record attempt on on October 12th 2002 in the Dominican Republic.

Audrey Final Dive

Stephan Whelan
Stephan is the Founder of DeeperBlue.com. His passion for the underwater world started at 8 years-old with a try-dive in a hotel pool on holiday that soon formulated into a passion he pursued in all his spare time. In 1996 his passion for the underwater world led him to setup DeeperBlue.com. When he gets time he enjoys both Freediving and Scuba Diving when not traveling for work or enjoying time with his family in London.