After success with "Juno", Mandate Pictures John Malkovich's Mr. Mudd company are re-teaming for "Broken City" reports Variety.
Written by playwright Brian Tucker, the story centers on a cop-turned-P.I. who finds himself thrust into the seedy backroom politics of a corrupt mayoral election.
A director and a cast will be attached sometime in the early fall. This marks the first project of a new two-year first-look deal between the companies.