Rod Lurie Shows The Truth

Rod Lurie (“The Contender”) will next direct “Nothing but the Truth,” a drama he scripted about a D.C.-based female newspaper reporter who outs a CIA agent and is imprisoned for refusing to reveal her source reports Variety.

An October production start is planned and talks are under way for Kate Beckinsale to play the journalist, Matt Dillon the prosecutor, Vera Farmiga the CIA agent, Edie Falco the editor of the newspaper that published the story and Alan Alda the attorney who tries to free the reporter from jail.

“Nothing but the Truth” parallels the case of Valerie Plame. Lurie aims to start this well ahead of a Warners project that will be told from the vantage point of Plame and Wilson.