Set to create what looks like to be a promising project for the studio, Columbia Pictures is on the way to develop a spy-thriller feature entitled "Edwin A. Salt", Variety has learned.
A writing work from Kurt Wimmer, the picture concerns Salt, a CIA officer, who manages to escape from being caught by superiors who believe that he is a Russian sleeper spy assigned to assassinate the president, leading him to a determination to find the real traitor.
While there are no words yet on names to either helm or star in, it is revealed that Lorenzo di Bonaventura will produce alongside Sunil Perkash. Bonaventura last produced "Derailed" for Weinstein Co. while Perkash has already seated as a producer in "Premonition" which will hit the theaters on March 16 this year.