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John Malkovich to "Burn" All into Ashes

May 4, 2007 (9:46 am) GMT
Oscar-nominated actor John Malkovich is in talks to have a starring part in dark screwball comedy "Burn After Reading."
John Malkovich to "Burn" All into Ashes

Being ambitious in making the project as a real high-profile feature, filmmakers of "" is holding negotiations with to get him joined the likes of , , and in the dark screwball comedy.

If both sides finally reach an agreement, Malkovich will likely assume the lead role of Ozzie Cox, a former CIA agent who loses the disc of the memoir he is writing. As for McDormand and Clooney, the two have already been billed to portray Cox's philandering wife and an assassin, respectively, while what role Pitt will play is still unclear.

A joint production of Smoke House and Working Title Films, pic is slated to begin production August this year under the direction of Joel Coen who will helm from the script he wrote alongside his brother, Ethan Coen. The pair is also onboard to produce together with Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner for Focus Features to distribute.

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