‘Greenleaf’ Director-Producer Clement Virgo Seals ‘XOXO’ Pic

EXCLUSIVE: Lionsgate is moving forward again on the social-media thriller XOXO, signing Greenleaf director-executive producer Clement Virgo to rewrite and direct.

Darren Aronofsky and Groundswell Productions’ Michael London are attached to produce the pic, which follows an up-and-comer executive with a real-life fiancé having an online affair.

The studio has been working to bring the film to the screen since 2011, when it acquired the script from Black Swan scribe Mark Heyman. Lionsgate previously tapped The Adjustment Bureau director George Nolfi to rewrite and direct, though that version of the film ultimately didn’t move forward.

Virgo serves as a director and executive producer on multigenerational family drama series Greenleaf, which airs on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN from Lionsgate TV. His previous credits include the BET miniseries The Book Of Negroes, which he co-wrote and directed. Virgo has also directed episodes of American Crime, The Wire, and The L Word.

He’s repped by UTA, Fourth Wall Management and attorney Craig Emanuel at Loeb & Loeb.

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