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"Captain Phillips" Duo Re-Team On "Director"

By Garth Franklin Wednesday January 15th 2014 05:14PM

On the day of its re-release in theaters, "Captain Phillips" director Paul Greengrass and producer Scott Rudin are said to be reuniting for a film adaptation of "Body of Lies" author David Ignatius' upcoming spy novel "The Director" at Sony Pictures.

The story follows Graham Weber, a man who has been director of the CIA for less than a week. It's at this point a kid walks into the American consulate in Hamburg and says the agency has been hacked, and that he has a list of agents names to prove it.

Weber seeks help from the unstable yet charismatic James Morris, the head of the CIA's Internet Operations Center and the pair go on a mole hunt through the hacker underground of Europe and the United States.

Greengrass isn't officially involved at this point, but is planning to adapt the script and direct the film.

Source: The Wrap

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