Tony Scott is rumored to be in final talks to direct ‘The Associate’. The film will be based on the John Grisham novel of the same name.
The story is a conspiracy thriller that follows a young lawyer who is blackmailed into working at a high-profile firm. From the inside, the lawyer is forced to pass along secrets to a mysterious defense contractor.
Shia LaBeouf is set to star in the film which is due out in 2012.