David Cronenberg May Team With Denzel Washington For Non-BOURNE Ludlum Thriller THE MATERESE CIRCLE!!’
Published at: Oct. 7, 2008, 9:23 p.m. CST by hercules
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David Cronenberg (“Eastern Promises”) is negotiating to direct “The Matarese Circle,” adapted from the Robert Ludlum novel by Michael Brandt and Derek Haas ("3:10 to Yuma").
Denzel Washington is attached to star in the MGM political thriller.
Variety describes the premise:
Set against the backdrop of the Cold War, book revolves around two men — one American, one Soviet — who must cooperate in order to foil a sinister plot to topple the world’s governments.