Adam Driver and Jon Hamm join the likes of Annette Benning and Jennifer Morrison in talks to join the CIA thriller The Torture Report.
The project is based on the CIA’s rendition and interrogation program following 9/11. Back in 2014, a 500-page dossier was released that revealed eye-opening accounts of extreme interrogation tactics performed on detainees, which was employed by the CIA post 9/11 during the war on terror.
The project is to be written by The Bourne Ultimatum and Contagion scribe Scott Z. Burns. VICE Studios is producing the project with Danny Gabai, Eddy Moretti, Jennifer Fox, Burns, Michael Sugar, Steven Soderbergh and Kerry Orent.
Driver was last seen in the latest in the Star Wars saga, The Last Jedi. He will reprise his role yet again in Episode IX. He will also be seen in Spike Lee’s Black Klansman and the untitled Noah Baumbach project.
Benning has just come off a successful role in the critically acclaimed Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool and will feature in the Michael Mayer-directed drama The Seagull, which will premiere at the upcoming Tribeca film festival.
Since starring in Baby Driver, Hamm has been hot property in Hollywood, He has been linked to Noah Hawley’s Pale Blue Dot, which he is currently in talks to star alongside Natalie Portman. He will also be seen in Neil Gaiman’s Good Omens as the Archangel Gabriel.
Morrison is mostly famed for her six season stint on Once Upon a Time. She made her directorial debut on Netflix with Sun Dogs.