Steven Spielberg Set To Reunite With “Bridge Of Spies” Team For Walter Cronkite Vietnam Film



is looking to strike cinematic gold again with screenwriter and . The trio, who worked together on Bridge of Spies, will reunite for a yet-to-be-titled project about iconic newscaster Walter Cronkite and his role in influencing public opinion about the Vietnam War.

The film was initially an idea that Charman pitched Spielberg during the awards season. The project is in the early stages of at Amblin Partners. Charman is set to work on the with Platt on board to produce and Spielberg attached to direct.

Spielberg currently has his plate full, filming the adaptation of Ready Player One and the upcoming release of The BFG. He is also developing The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara starring Mark Rylance. He is repped by and .

Charman co-wrote the screenplay for the upcoming Peter Berg film Patriots Day starring Mark Wahlberg. He is repped by , , , , and .

Platt recently signed on to produce the adaptation of the video game Shinobi. He also produced Ang Lee’s forthcoming Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, La La Land starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, as well as the adaptation of The Girl on the Train.


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This new was first reported by Deadline.


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