Four Christmases helmer Seth Gordon has become attached to direct the crime drama Suicide Squad, says The Hollywood Reporter.
The project follows a desperate con man, out on the latest of many paroles, as he recruits a crew of amateur criminals to rip off the Kentucky Derby. It is set up at Working Title Films, which has a production deal at Universal.
Gordon also is attached to The Only Living Boy in New York at Sony, and a fictional take on his The King of Kong at New Line. Gordon also is producing and contributing material to the documentary Freakonomics.