ozarkJason Bateman goes behind the camera again for the Netflix thriller black wire.
According Deadlinethe Marty Byrde actor has been hired to direct an adaptation of Joseph Cox’s forthcoming book, which reveals the truth about how the FBI operated a bogus telecommunications company and became the phone service provider for some of the worst gangs. most famous in the world.
This resulted in the successful arrest of thousands of criminals.
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Bateman has already directed the films big words (2013) and The fang of the family (2015), as well as two episodes of HBO the stranger and nine episodes of ozark.
Production companies Aggregate Films and 21 Laps are lagging behind black thread – the latter belonging to Shawn Levy, Dan Levine and Dan Cohen (stranger things).
In June, a window of availability opened in Bateman’s schedule, after he dropped out of directing the Chris Evans/Scarlett Johansson epic. Artemis. It was said at the time that his exit was due to creative differences.
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Elsewhere on the Netflix movie train is the divisive Marilyn Monroe biopic Blondwith Ana de Armas.
Defending the film’s various explicit scenes, the actress recently shared, “It’s harder for people to watch than for me to do. [those scenes]because I understood what I was doing and felt very protected and safe.
“I didn’t feel taken advantage of because I was in control. I made that decision. I knew what the film was doing. I trusted my director. I felt like I was in an environment sure.”
She also talked about how having an intimacy coordinator was “very helpful” on the set of the movie.
ozark seasons 1-4 are streaming on Netflix, as is Blond.