Paul Giamatti to star in Duplicity

March 20th, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by admin  

Washington, Mar 20 (ANI): Paul Giamatti has joined Clive Owen, Tom Wilkinson and Julia Roberts in director Tony Gilroy’s Duplicity, a drama based on David McCullough’s book.

Gilroy penned the script for Universals film, in which Giamatti plays an industrialist engaged in a fierce game of corporate one-upmanship against a rival titan, played by Wilkinson, reports Variety.

Roberts and Owen play two spies-turned-corporate operatives who work on opposite sides but are having a clandestine love affair

Billy Bob Thornton is in talks to join the cast.

The films producers are Jennifer Fox and Kerry Orent, who will reunite with Gilroy after the Oscar-nominated Michael Clayton, with Laura Bickford also producing. (ANI)

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