May 09, 2006 02:52:12 GMT
Halle Berry and Benicio Del Toro will team in "Things We Lost in the Fire" for Paramount's DreamWorks Pictures
Oscar-winning actors Benicio Del Toro and Halle Berry are set to star in the upcoming drama "Things We Lost in the Fire".
The DreamWorks/Paramount project will be directed by Danish filmmaker Susanne Bier, with a June start date being eyed.
Allan Loeb wrote the screenplay, while Sam Mendes and Sam Mercer will both give hand at directing.
"Things We Lost in the Fire" tells the story of a woman (Berry) whose husband suddenly dies. She invites her husband's troubled best friend (Del Toro) to live with her family, and as the friend turns his life around, he helps the grief-stricken family confront their loss.