Cheadle & Pearce Find A Traitor

Don Cheadle and Guy Pearce till headline Overture Films espionage thriller “Traitor” says The Hollywood Reporter.

The story centers on a CIA operative working undercover with a terrorist group who becomes a terrorist suspect. Cheadle is the undercover agent, while Pearce is an FBI agent investigating terrorist activities.

“The Day After Tomorrow” scribe Jeffrey Nachmanoff will direct from his own script, which is based on an original idea from comedian Steve Martin. Cheadle will also produce the film that was previously set up at Disney but dropped when Nina Jacobson left the Mouse House.

The film is set to shoot in early September in Toronto and Morocco.