Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Norton And Pitt In "A State of Play"...

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"Fight Club" actors Edward Norton and Brad Pitt will reunite to star in "State of Play", the Universal Pictures' adaptation of the Brit mini-series.
Kevin "The Last King Of Scotland" Macdonald will direct from a screenplay by Matthew Michael Carnahan.

Norton will play a congressman whose political rise is threatened by a criminal investigation.

Pitt will play a politician-turned-journalist who develops a relationship with Norton's estranged wife.

The original six-hour mini was written by Paul Abbott, who will executive produce the feature.

Tony Gilroy worked on a rewrite of the film, now on track for a November start.

Andrew Hauptman will produce with Working Title partners Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner.