Olivier Assayas will direct the movie, which will start shooting in October. Idol’s Eye is ‘is based on a 2007 Playboy article called Boosting The Big Tuna by Hillel Levin. It follows a group of thieves who rob a man who turns out to be Chicago mafia boss Tony Accardo. ‘ It has been described as a sophisticated, heist action/thriller.
It’s not clear who the actors will play.
Assayas is best known for Carlos The Jackal and had the English-language drama Clouds of Sils Maria playing in competition in Cannes this year.