“Disturbia” director D.J. Caruso has signed on to direct the thriller “Eagle Eye,” and actor Shia LaBeouf is in talks to re-team with him for the project.
The plot revolves around a young slacker whose overachieving twin brother has died mysteriously. When the young man returns home, both he and a single mother find they have been framed as terrorists.
Forced to become members of a cell that has plans to carry out a political assassination, they must work together to extricate themselves.
“Eagle Eye” is being produced by Alex Kurtzman and Robert Orci, and was a film Steven Spielberg originally planned to direct. Dan McDermott penned the script which is being rewritten by Hilary Seitz.