is to star in the US movie adaptation of hit British TV mini-series State Of Play
The London-based thriller, starring David Morrissey
, Bill Nighy
and Kelly MacDonald
, was a big hit in the UK in 2003.
Pitt's version of the project, which will start shooting in November, will be directed by The Last King Of Scotland
moviemaker Kevin Macdonald.
The movie star will play a reporter heading an investigation into the death of a congressman's mistress.
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