Sam Worthington is in Debt


Sam Worthington will star with Helen Mirren in Debt, the John Madden-directed action film for Miramax, reports Variety.

Worthington and Mirren play Israeli Mossad agents hunting a Nazi war criminal. The film is an English-language remake of the Israeli thriller Ha-hov.

The redo is a co-production with Marv Films, the U.K.-based company run by Matthew Vaughn and Kris Thykier. Vaughn wrote the script with Jane Goldman.

Worthington is also negotiating to play Perseus in Warner Bros.’ Clash of the Titans, the Louis Leterrier-directed remake that Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures for a spring start. He is the star of the James Cameron-directed Avatar, which 20th Century Fox releases Dec. 18, 2009, and he stars with Christian Bale in the McG-directed Terminator Salvation, which Warner Bros. will release May 22.