EXCLUSIVE: Screenwriter Matt Wheeler will adapt The Informant, the third in a series of novels by Thomas Perry.Sony tapped Wheeler who is a recent graduate of UCLA MFA screenwriting program where he was a BAFTA scholar and Samuel Goldwyn winner. Matt Tolmach will produce. Tolmach is also producer on this year’s The Amazing Spider-Man. The Informant revolves around a hit man avenging his father’s death and a Department of Justice official who wants to dismantle the mafia. The two become involved in a cat-and- mouse game when they realize they’re after the same people. Wheeler is repped by UTA, Management 360 and by attorney Barry Tyerman.
Matt Wheeler To Adapt Sony's 'Informant'
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