Craig lined up for remake of French heist movie

Daniel Craig is being lined up to star in heist movie.

Scriptwriter Joe Penhall, who wrote ‘The Road’ and ‘The Proposition’ director John Hillcoat are currently working on an English-speaking remake of the French robbery movie ‘La Bonne Annee’ and are sculpting the script for Craig to take the lead.

If it goes ahead, the 41-year-old James Bond actor will play an ex-convict in the modern-day remake of the 1973 Claude Lelouch movie.

The project will follow his alter-ego as he hatches a plan to rob a luxurious jewellers in the French town Cannes.

This will not be the first time Penhall and the Hollywood star have worked together; in 2000 they collaborated for ‘Some Voices’ and again in 2004 for ‘Enduring Love’.

Hillcoat has also been in discussions with the British actor about working on a big-screen adaptation of ‘The Death of Bunny Munro’ based on a novel by Nick Cave about a sex-obsessed salesman.

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