Peter Berg to Arrive "Tonight"



Actor-director Peter Berg is in final negotiations to direct Will Smith's vehicle "Tonight, He Comes."

Here's another potential candidate to direct "Tonight, He Comes." TMZ has learned that New York-born filmmaker Peter Berg is in the brink to reach a deal to helm the project, an action drama revolving around a tortured superhero who causes waves in a small town as he falls for an alluring housewife.

If everything goes well, Berg then will be the fourth director to handle the flick after Michael Mann, Jonathan Mostow, and Gabriele Muccino. Mann, the first choice to direct the movie when it was set up at Artisan, quitted the project to make Miami Vice followed by Mostow who exited duo to creative differences while Muccino simply walked out upon feeling that the film's story did not suit him.

Written by Vince Gilligan and Vincent Ngo, pic is starred by Oscar-nominated actor Will Smith who is also set to produce with his Overbrook Entertainment partner, James Lassiter. Meanwhile, Mostow and Richard Saperstein are both seating as executive producers.

Also known as a prolific actor, Berg first tried his hand at directing through some episodes of CBS' popular medical drama series "Chicago Hope." Some of his past directorial efforts are "Very Bad Things", "The Rundown", and "Friday Night Lights."

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