Renee Zellweger in Talks to Join Daniel Craig in 'The Whole Truth' (Exclusive)

5:28 PM PST 03/06/2014 by Borys Kit , Rebecca Ford
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Renee Zellweger

Courtney Hunt has signed on to direct, while Nicholas Kazan will write the script.

Renee Zellweger will star opposite Daniel Craig in the courtroom drama The Whole Truth.

Craig signed onto the indie film in late January, ahead of the Berlin Film Festival, where FilmNation was selling the project to foreign markets. CAA is handling domestic rights.

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The plot of the film is being kept under wraps for now, but sources say it's a courtroom thriller, with Craig playing a district attorney. Courtney Hunt (Frozen River) is set to direct, while Nicholas Kazan will write the script. Atlas Entertainment's Richard Suckle is producing.

Zellweger's most recent films include My Own Love Song, Case 39 and a voice part in Monsters vs. Aliens. The Bridget Jones's Diary star is repped by CAA and John Carrabino Management.

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