Denzel Connected to Ludlum Thriller

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A-list actor Denzel Wasington, who recently was photographed by the LA paparazzi looking a wee bit drunk, has been attached to a new spy thriller by deceased author Robert Ludlum who is responsible for the mega-successful Matt Damon helmed ” Bourne” series. The thriller called “”The Matarese Circle,” sounds like another great vehicle and potential franchise for Hollywood.

The project, revolves around two secret agents — an American and a Russian — who must work together to fight a mysterious group of killers known as the Matarese. The twist: The agents, Bradley Scofield and Vasili Taleniekov, have been nemeses for years, with each responsible for killing someone close to the other. According to those familiar with the pitch, Washington would play Scofield.

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