Castle Rock Options “Playing Joe”

Castle Rock has optioned Jeff Miller’s Hitchcock-style thriller script “Playing Joe” reports Variety.

The Rio-set romantic thriller is said to be in the vein of “North by Northwest”, with memory loss and recovery key to the plot.

Nicholas Meyer (“Star Trek 2 & 6”, “The Human Stain”) has been hired to rewrite it while Mike Lobell, Martin Shafer and Liz Glotzer will produce.