Tykwer film to begin shooting in September

Columbia has landed Clive Owen to topline “The International,” an action-thriller about an Interpol agent who investigates corruption at powerful banking institutions. The pic will be directed by Tom Tykwer, with lensing skedded to begin in September.

Eric Singer wrote the original script, and Mosaic Media Group’s Charles Roven and Richard Suckle are producing, along with the Lloyd Phillips. John Woo, Terence Chang and Jeff Lurie are exec producing.

Owen, who previously starred in “Closer” for the studio, also stars in New Line’s upcoming “Shoot ‘Em Up” and “The Golden Age” for U. He’s also been cast to reprise his role in the “Sin City” sequel.

Mosaic has a number of projects in the works, including “Get Smart” and the next Batman installment, “The Dark Knight,” both in production at Warner Bros., and “Rogue” at Lionsgate.

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