Deadline is exclusively reporting that Ben Stiller has signed up to direct London at Lionsgate, which is based on a new short story by crime writer Jo Nesbo, with Eric Roth adapting, and Oscar Isaac signed up to star and produce.
Currently there’s nothing given in terms of plot for the film, but the report states that Oscar Issac obtained the rights to the story and will be producing under his Mad Gene Media banner. Ben Stiller will also be producing under his Red Hour Productions banner, alongside Nicky Weinstock and Jason Spire. Nesbo will serve as executive producer alongside Niclas Salomonsson.
Brady Fujikawa and Scott O’Brien will be overseeing the project for Lionsgate.