Charlize joins Cruises Tourist

Tom Cruise has tapped up Charlize Theron to co-star with him in The Tourist, a(nother) remake of a recent French thriller.

Theron will play a female Interpol agent who uses an American tourist in an attempt to catch an elusive criminal – who’s also her former lover.

Brit writer Julian Fellowes’ script is currently being polished by Valkryie scribe Christopher McQuarrie, with director Bharat Nalluri (who wrote TV’s Hu$tle) set to start shooting in March

Theron’s career is hotting up again after roles in Paul Haggis’ In The Valley Of Elah, superhero drama Hancock and apocalyptic thriller The Road with Viggo Mortensen coming up next year.

Source: [ Rope Of Silicon ]