Marion Cotillard in Talks to Join Brad Pitt in World War Two Drama

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Marion Cotillard, Brad Pitt

Robert Zemeckis is directing the romantic drama.

Marion Cotillard is in negotiations to star opposite Brad Pitt in the untitled World War II project from Paramount and New Regency.

Robert Zemeckis is directing the romantic drama which is being produced by Graham King, Steve Starkey and Zemeckis.

The movie will see Pitt and Cotillard as assassins who fall in love during a mission in Casablanca to kill a German ambassador. A future together, however, is thrown into tumult when twisty secrets from their pasts cast doubts on their love for each other.

Steven Knight wrote the script.

The movie is expected to shoot in the new year in Casablanca, London and Canada.