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Diane Kruger, Eric Bana in Talks for Spy Thriller ‘The Operative’

Diane Kruger, Eric Bana in Talks for Spy Thriller ‘The Operative’

Diane Kruger and Eric Bana are in negotiations to star in the spy thriller “The Operative” with “Bethlehem” director Yuval Adler attached to helm.

The Operative” is the story of a woman recruited by the Mossad to go undercover in Tehran who becomes entangled in a complex triangle with her handler and her subject. The screenplay is written by Adler and adapted from the Israeli best-seller “The English Teacher,” written by former Israeli intelligence officer Yiftach Reicher Atir.

Endeavor Content will handle U.S. sales. Bloom is introducing “The Operative” to foreign buyers next week at the Berlin Film Festival.

Producers are Spiro FilmsEitan Mansuri, Archer Gray’s Anne Carey, and Match Factory Production’s Michael Weber and Viola Fügen. Teddy Schwarzman will executive produce and finance under his Black Bear Pictures banner. Le Pacte’s Jean Labadie is co-producing the film, which is supported by the Israeli Film Fund and Film and Medienstiftung Nrw.[p

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