Director may join Di Bonaventura, Worthington film

Asger Leth is in negotiations to direct cop thriller “Man on a Ledge” for Summit Entertainment and Lorenzo di Bonaventura.

Sam Worthington attached to star.

Mark Vahradian and David Ready are also producing. Script, penned by Pablo Fenjves, centers on a female psychologist and a former NYPD officer who threatens to jump to his death.

Leth had been attached to direct Mexican drug drama “Cartel” with Josh Brolin starring but Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment decided to pull the plug on the project in April.

Leth won the DGA’s documentary award in 2007 for “Ghosts of Cite Soleil” about the slums of Haiti.

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