Steve Carell signs up for Conviction

Comedian producing and starring in heist movie

Today it was confirmed that American comedian Steve Carell is attached to Jonathan Herman’s script Conviction.

The previously black-listed screenplay, which was originally conceived as a ‘Heat-esque’ thriller, has now been transformed into an action comedy, apparently comparable to 48 Hours and Ocean's Eleven. So probably a bit like Tower Heist then.

Carell, who made his name on The Daily Show With John Stewart, has been a prolific Hollywood comedic figure since his roles in Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy, The 40 Year Old Virgin and Little Miss Sunshine.

He will also produce the film with Andrew Rona and Joel Silver.

The script is awaiting a final redraft and no release date has been set as of yet.

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