The director of this year’s slick magic drama Now You See Me and such tentpole fare as Clash Of The Titans and 2008’s The Incredible Hulk will direct Sacha Baron Cohen in Paramount‘s Grimsby, a spy comedy written by Baron Cohen and Phil Johnson. The plot centers on a British black ops agent forced to go on the run with his long-lost brother — a northern English soccer hooligan. Our sister pub Variety broke the Louis Leterrier news first.
Louis Leterrier Aboard To Direct Sacha Baron Cohen’s ‘Grimsby’ For Paramount
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