31 January 2013 11:24 PM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Kill The Messenger, the in-development movie based on the true story of journalist Gary Webb, has been in development for quite a long time now. The project was first set up at Unuversal eight years ago by producer Scott Stuber, however, it has wallowed in development hell ever since. But finally the film has gotten some good news that could very well put it on the fast track. Deadline has learned that in advance of next week's Berlin Film Market Jeremy Renner has signed on to both star in and produce Kill The Messenger. Michael Cuesta, who won an Emmy last year for his work on the critically beloved Showtime series Homeland, is set to direct the film based on a script by Peter Landesman (who is currently directing the new JFK assassination drama Parkland). For those unfamiliar with the story, Gary Webb was a reporter working for the San »

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