Director Von Donnersmarck Back on The Tourist


Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck (The Lives of Others) has returned to direct spy thriller The Tourist after exiting the project last fall over creative differences.

Johhny Depp will play an American tourist drawn into a web of intrigue by a female Interpol agent (Angelina Jolie) who is attempting to locate a criminal who was once her lover.

Julian Fellowes wrote the original script while Christopher McQuarrie and Jeffrey Nachmanoff did rewrites.

The Columbia Pictures remake of the 2005 French thriller Anthony Zimmer will start shooting this spring.