Pacino and Sarandon set to star in thriller
Thursday 04 November 2010
Oscar winners Al Pacino and Susan Sarandon will star in a financial thriller called
Variety. The pair recently co-starred in the Emmy-winning HBO movie
You Don't Know Jack directed by Barry Levinson.
The screenwriter Nicholas Jarecki, who adapted Bret Easton Ellis's novel The Informers for the film starring Kim Basinger and Rhys Ifans, will make his directorial debut.
The film follows a Wall Street trader who is tangled up in fraud and facing rivals ready to expose him and his mistakes. Production begins next spring in New York.
Pacino will star in The Son of No One with Channing Tatum, Katie Holmes and Juliette Binoche. He also appears in Jack and Jill, an Adam Sandler comedy, and the adaptation of Shakespeare's King Lear directed by Michael Radford ( The Merchant of Venice).
Sarandon will play Pacino's wife. She recently appeared in Oliver Stone's Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.
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