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Phillip Noyce To Direct Above Suspicion
About an FBI agent jailed for murder

11 November 2008  |  Written by Chris Hewitt  

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While he’s waiting for the script of Edwin A. Salt to be retooled for Angelina Jolie (Edwina A. Salt, anyone?), Phillip Noyce has added another film to his to-do list.

The Australian director has lined up Above Suspicion, a true-life drama about the only FBI agent to ever be convicted of murder. (And not, as we first thought, a remake of the 1943 Joan Crawford/Fred MacMurray flick, nor the 1995 Christopher Reeve movie, co-written by William H. Macy – FACT!)

This Above Suspicion is based on the book by New York Times columnist Joe Sharkey, which concerned rookie agent Mark Putnam. A family man, Putnam embarked on an affair with an informant – when that began to unravel and threaten his job and family, things took a dramatic turn for the worse.

Noyce will direct the film, from a script by Chris Gerolmo. Bold Films is stumping up the readies.

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