By Karen Posada
Paramount wan the battle for the spec script ‘Swindle’ written by Enzo Mileti and Scott Wilson; the details of the story haven’t been released yet except that it’s an action heist. Paramount added the producer of ‘Moneyball’ Michael De Luca, as well as Megan Fox and Zoe Saldaña who will be starring; since the project was created because the two had expressed in the past that they would like to work together. This group of actresses and scriptwriters have in common that they are all represented by ICM; Brillstein Entertainment Partners also represent Saldaña.
At the moment Saldaña is filming the sequel of ‘ˆStar Trek’ directed by J.J. Abrams, her next project starring in is ‘Blood Ties’ with Clive Owen, Billy Crudup and Marion Cotillard to be directed by Guillaume Canet. In the film ‘The Words’ which premiered and was sold to CBS Films at Sundance she stars along Bradley Cooper and Jereme Irons. Right now, she is negotiating with Relativity Media to star along Christian Bale or Casey Affleck in ‘Out of the Furnace’, which Scoot Cooper is said to direct.
Fox who has done fairly well after leaving the franchise ‘Transformers’, at the moment is filming ‘Friends with Kids’. To be followed by Paramount’s comedy ‘The Dictator’ in which she’ll star along Sacha Baron Cohen. She will continue with comedy in ‘This is Forty’ along Paul Rudd, Chris O’Dowd and Leslie Mann, which Judd Apatow will direct.