Wilkinson & Thornton Commit Duplicity

Tom Wilkinson (“Into the Bedroom,” “Batman Begins”) and Billy Bob Thornton are in negotiations to join Universal’s corporate thriller “Duplicity” reports the trades.

Clive Owen and Julia Roberts play longtime lovers and rival corporate spies who team to pull off an elaborate con.

Wilkinson will play a CEO of a large firm. Thornton is set as a more maverick type of CEO.

“Michael Clayton” director Tony Gilroy penned the script and will direct. Shooting takes place throughout March and April in New York.