13 June 2012 11:49 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

John Madden, director of summer sensation "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," has signed on to direct "Murder Mystery," a whodunit comedy set up at Endgame Entertainment. Charlize Theron will produce and is in talks to star, though the status of the negotiations remains unclear. The film, scripted by "Zodiac" and "The Amazing Spider-Man" scribe James Vanderbilt, is an "affectionate deconstruction" of an Agatha Christie-style novel. "Set in the exotic reaches of Mediterranean Europe, James Vanderbilt's script is a mouthwatering and hilarious take on the classic whodunit, weaving comedy, action, and mystery around an »

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