Donnersmarck Returns To “Tourist”

“The Lives of Others” helmer Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck has returned to direct the spy thriller “The Tourist” for Sony Pictures says Variety.

Johhny Depp will play an American tourist drawn into a web of intrigue by a female Interpol agent (Angelina Jolie) who is attempting to locate a criminal who was once her lover.

Julian Fellowes wrote the original script while Christopher McQuarrie and Jeffrey Nachmanoff did rewrites. The film is a remake of the 2005 French thriller “Anthony Zimmer “

Donnersmarck exited the project last Fall over creative differences. Shooting will now kick off in the Spring.