An Iranian production company has hired scriptwriters to develop a film about Shahram Amiri, the Iranian scientist who turned up at Iran’s interest section in Washington last week claiming he’d been kidnapped and wanted to return to Iran. The Los Angeles Times reports:
Amirhossein Ashtiyanipour, a director at an Iranian production company called Sima Film, told Agence-France Presse that a “young group of movie school graduates” had been hired to write the script. The project was confirmed by Fars news agency, which called the affair a “disgraceful defeat” for the American intelligence services. ….