Peter Berg in talks to helm Cruise spy thriller

December 27th, 2007 - 6:09 pm ICT by admin  

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Washington, Dec 27(ANI): Director Peter Berg is being tipped to direct Tom Cruise starrer “Edwin A. Salt” for Columbia pictures, after Terry George detached himself from the project.

The film is a spy thriller that revolves around a CIA officer fingered as a Russian sleeper spy out to assassinate the president.

While trying to reunite with his family, he struggles to prove that someone else is the traitor, reports Variety.

The spy thriller is expected to start shooting in June, depending on labour developments.

Lorenzo Di Bonaventura is producing the film alongside Sunil Perkash.

Kurt Wimmer of “The Recruit” fame has been roped in to write the screenplay. (ANI)

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