Louis C.K. Teaming With David O. Russell for New Movie

Louis C.K.It’s a match made in award show heaven: Emmy-winning multi-hyphenate Louis C.K. is teaming up with Oscar-nominated Silver Linings Playbook director David O. Russell for the latter’s newest star-studded film.

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According to The Hollywood Reporter, C.K. is in talks to star in the project formerly known as American Bullshit, alongside Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Renner, and Amy Adams.

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C.K. would play an FBI agent in the period drama about a con artist who works with the bureau on a corruption case in the Northeast. The movie was written by Eric Singer and is scheduled to hit theaters in late 2013.

The actor/writer, Cooper, and Adams are all up for Golden Globes at Sunday’s 2013 telecast.

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