Forster signs Manuscript

The works of late novelist Robert Ludlum, who wrote the Bourne books, have attracted the revered attentions of David Cronenberg, Jose Padilha and Ron Howard.

Now you can add Mr Marc Forster to that list.

Why? Well, the former Bond director has attached himself to the adaptation of The Chancellor Manuscript , Ludlum’s 1977 novel about J Edgar Hoover.

The story follows alleged secret files discovered after Hoover’s death that could be used to manipulate and/or blackmail powerful figures.

It’s a sort of cerebral action thriller. Just like Bourne . And Forster is perfect for the project, having proven himself a diverse and adaptable talent, adept at both action and character.

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