Helmer David O. Russell will be reuniting with his “Silver Linings Playbook” stars Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence on the film, which will also feature Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Louis C.K., Dawn Olivieri and Thomas Matthews. The film is centered on the ABSCAM project, which the FBI used to weed out corrupt members of congress in 1980.
Chuck Roven, Richard Suckle, Mark Roybal and Megan Ellison will produce.
Huston currently stars on the HBO series “Boardwalk Empire” and appeared in the films “Not Fade Away” and “Night Train to Lisbon”. He will next be seen in the period-thriller “Kill Your Darlings”.