Kevin Spacey to Star in Comedy 'Nine Lives' From 'Men in Black' Director

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Kevin Spacey

The EuropaCorp film was written by Daniel Antoniazzi and Ben Shiffrin.

Kevin Spacey has signed a deal as the lead in Nine Lives, a comedy from EuropaCorp, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. 

The film is set to be helmed by Men in Black director Barry Sonnenfeld from a script by Daniel Antoniazzi and Ben Shiffrin

The plot revolves around a man who becomes trapped in the body of a cat. 

The deal arrives days after Spacey's Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globes honors for his dramatic turn in Netflix's House of Cards. 

The actor is currently shooting Elvis & Nixon, in which he will portray President Richard Nixon.

He is repped by CAA, Joanne Horowitz Management and Hansen Jacobson Teller.

TheWrap first reported the deal.