Josh Lucas to star in ‘God’s Spy’

Morahan to direct thriller

Josh Lucas will star in “God’s Spy,” a U.K.-Canadian thriller to be directed by Andy Morahan. Brian Phelan script is based on the events that culminated in the discovery of Italian banker Roberto Calvi hanging under London’s Blackfriars Bridge in 1982.

The $15 million pic, which shoots next year in Montreal, will also feature Jordi Molla, Giancarlo Giannini and Peter O’Toole.

Lovett Bickford of Cardinal Pictures is producing the pic; Kim Leggatt of Local Films exec produces. CAA is handling U.S. rights.

Story follows a young Wall Street trader, played by Lucas, who is really a Jesuit priest working undercover to gain experience of the financial markets. He becomes caught up in a shady political and financial conspiracy involving the Vatican Bank, the CIA, the Mafia and Masonic Lodge P2.

More Film

  • BAFTA trophies

    BAFTA Awards: 2018 Complete Winners List (Updating Live)

    Josh Lucas will star in “God’s Spy,” a U.K.-Canadian thriller to be directed by Andy Morahan. Brian Phelan script is based on the events that culminated in the discovery of Italian banker Roberto Calvi hanging under London’s Blackfriars Bridge in 1982. The $15 million pic, which shoots next year in Montreal, will also feature Jordi […]

  • Figlia mia

    Berlin Film Review: 'Daughter of Mine' (Figlia mia)

    Josh Lucas will star in “God’s Spy,” a U.K.-Canadian thriller to be directed by Andy Morahan. Brian Phelan script is based on the events that culminated in the discovery of Italian banker Roberto Calvi hanging under London’s Blackfriars Bridge in 1982. The $15 million pic, which shoots next year in Montreal, will also feature Jordi […]

  • 'Black Panther' Pounces on $169 Million

    'Black Panther' Pounces on $169 Million in International Box Office

    Josh Lucas will star in “God’s Spy,” a U.K.-Canadian thriller to be directed by Andy Morahan. Brian Phelan script is based on the events that culminated in the discovery of Italian banker Roberto Calvi hanging under London’s Blackfriars Bridge in 1982. The $15 million pic, which shoots next year in Montreal, will also feature Jordi […]

  • Monster Hunt 2

    ‘Monster Hunt 2’ Scores $190 Million as China Enjoys Half Billion Dollar Weekend

    Josh Lucas will star in “God’s Spy,” a U.K.-Canadian thriller to be directed by Andy Morahan. Brian Phelan script is based on the events that culminated in the discovery of Italian banker Roberto Calvi hanging under London’s Blackfriars Bridge in 1982. The $15 million pic, which shoots next year in Montreal, will also feature Jordi […]

  • Marvel Studios' BLACK PANTHER..Shuri (Letitia Wright)..Ph:

    'Black Panther' Smashes Records With $218 Million at Holiday Weekend Box Office

    Josh Lucas will star in “God’s Spy,” a U.K.-Canadian thriller to be directed by Andy Morahan. Brian Phelan script is based on the events that culminated in the discovery of Italian banker Roberto Calvi hanging under London’s Blackfriars Bridge in 1982. The $15 million pic, which shoots next year in Montreal, will also feature Jordi […]

  • 'Human, Space, Time and Human' Review:

    Berlin Film Review: 'Human, Space, Time and Human'

    Josh Lucas will star in “God’s Spy,” a U.K.-Canadian thriller to be directed by Andy Morahan. Brian Phelan script is based on the events that culminated in the discovery of Italian banker Roberto Calvi hanging under London’s Blackfriars Bridge in 1982. The $15 million pic, which shoots next year in Montreal, will also feature Jordi […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content