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Tracking Of A Russian Spy Appoints Nima Nourizadeh To Direct

4 January 2017 2:25 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

The Hollywood Reporter brings word that Nima Nourizadeh, director of Project X and 2015’s divisive stoner comedy American Ultra, has been brought aboard to helm Tracking of a Russian Spy.

The true-life thriller, one that’s set up shop at StudioCanal and The Picture Company, is to be based on Mitch Swenson’s novella of love and espionage and, frankly, the devastating consequences when the two intertwine. Drake Doremus was once attached at the helm, and while he’s now gone, we understand the original, adapted screenplay from Charles Cumming and Chris Salmanpour remains in place.

There’s currently no mention of a release window just yet, but the official pitch teases “a secret romance between Swenson and Katya, a mysterious Russian woman he met in a New York nightclub. She disappeared suddenly after the arrest of 10 Russian Americans who were charged with spying for the Kremlin. Swenson went to »

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'American Ultra' Director to Helm 'Tracking of a Russian Spy' (Exclusive)

4 January 2017 11:00 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Nima Nourizadeh, who directed American Ultra and Project X, has been tapped to helm The Tracking of a Russian Spy for StudioCanal and The Picture Company.

The true-story thriller is based on Mitch Swenson's novella. The plot centers on a secret romance between Swenson and Katya, a mysterious Russian woman he met in a New York nightclub. She disappeared suddenly after the arrest of 10 Russian-Americans who were charged with spying for the Kremlin. Swenson went to Moscow to uncover who his love really was, leading him down a rabbit hole of intrigue and shadow government operations deep within Russia.

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