News Shorts: November 3rd 2008

Charlize Theron is negotiating to star with Tom Cruise in “The Tourist” for Spyglass Entertainment says Variety.

A remake of 2005 French thriller “Anthony Zimmer”, Theron will play a female Interpol agent who uses an American tourist in an attempt to flush out an elusive criminal with whom she once had an affair.

Bharat Nalluri (“Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day”) directs from a script by Julian Fellowes which is undergoing a polish by Christopher McQuarrie. Production is expected to begin by March.