Apple Studio has landed the as-yet untitled thriller starring Brad Pitt and George Clooney after a competitive bid. According to an insider with knowledge of the deal, Jon Watts will be writing and directing the film.
Pitt and Clooney previously starred in big-screen blockbuster “Ocean’s Eleven” together. They also co-starred in the play “8,” Dustin Lance Black’s 2012 play about the battle to overturn California’s gay marriage ban.
Watts most recently directed the “Spider-Man” trilogy starring Tom Holland, including this December’s highly anticipated “Spider-Man: No Way Home.”
According to descriptions, the upcoming thriller follows two lone-wolf fixers assigned to the same job.
Clooney’s Smokehouse Pictures and Pitt’s Plan B Entertainment will also serve as producers.
Deadline was the first to report the news.
More to come…