Phillip Noyce (“Catch a Fire”, “Rabbit Proof Fence”) is considering helming Warner Bros. Pictures action thriller “28th Amendment” reports Moviehole.
Penned by Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci (“Transformers,” “The Island”), the story centres on a young American president who discovers that a secret committee has controlled the US government since WWII.
This hidden power structure assassinates potential troublemakers to serve its own needs, and having made the discovery, the President now finds himself in the firing line.
Kevin MacDonald (“The Last King of Scotland,” “Touching the Void”) was originally attached to direct before leaving the project to helm “State of Play”. “Superman” helmer Richard Donner was also previously attached.
Noyce’s next film is “Mary Queen of Scots”, but after that he’s next film isn’t yet locked. Noyce has apparenly been considering four project including this, and the Art Williams biopic “The Art of Making Money”.