Mark Steven Johnson will direct the film based on the true story of Ohio thieves who attempted to steal $30 million in illegal contributions and blackmail money from President Richard Nixon's secret fund.

The actress who plays Polly is the actual granddaughter of Steve McQueen.

The character of Mark Felt is better known to the world as 'Deep Throat', Woodward and Bernstein's Watergate source, during the lead up to President Nixon's resignation.