De Niro and Norton to Star in Stone


Robert De Niro and Edward Norton will star in director John Curran’s Stone, reports Production Weekly.

The movie will be based on a play by Junebug screenwriter Angus MacLachlan. De Niro will play a parole officer who develops a friendship with a teaching assistant. Filming begins in May.

Curran, whose credits include The Painted Veil and We Don’t Live Here Anymore, will also direct Keira Knightley in The Beautiful and the Damned.