Louis C.K. is in talks for a key role in David O. Russell's period drama feature previously titled "American Bullshit" at Sony Pictures.
Eric Singer ("The International") penned the script which follows con artist Mel Weinberg, an FBI informant in a far-reaching corruption case that stretched from Atlantic City to Washington DC.
The "Louie" star will play an FBI agent. Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Renner and Amy Adams also star in the project which begins shooting next month.
Charles Roven, Richard Suckle,Megan Ellison and Ted Schipper will produce.