Rene Russo In Talks For Action Comedy “Villa Capri”

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Nightcrawler actress is in talks for action-comedy VILLA CAPRI from writer-director Ron Shelton. She joins previously cast Morgan Freeman and Tommy Lee Jones. 

The film is about an ex-FBI agent and an attorney who is in the witness protection program who have to put aside their petty differences to fend off a mob hit. It’s described as in the vein of 1988 comedy Midnight Run. Jones will play the FBI agent while Freeman is the attorney. 

Billy Gerber and Steve Richards produce, with John Mass and Alan Simpson executive producing. Broad Green Pictures is co-producing with eOne. The latter will also distribute the film in Canada, the UK, Australia/New Zealand, Benelus, and Spain. Sierra/Affinity will handle foreign sales. 

Shelton and Russo previously worked together on the 1996 film Tin Cup. Russo was most recently seen in The Intern.

She is repped by and John Crosby

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