Martin Campbell to Direct Spy Thriller


United Artists and Lakeshore Entertainment have set “24” co-creator-executive producer Joel Surnow to develop a contemporary spy thriller that will be directed by Casino Royale helmer Martin Campbell, reports Variety.

Surnow will write the film with Michael Loceff, a “24” co-executive producer. Lakeshore’s Gary Lucchesi and Tom Rosenberg will produce.

“This is an original concept that both UA and I feel will have an impact creatively and commercially,” Surnow said.

Campbell will next direct Edge of Darkness, a drama starring Mel Gibson.