De Niro Signs On For The Dark Fields

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Robert De Niro is no stranger to the horror/thriller genre and today Variety announced that he has signed on for another, The Dark Fields. The film is based on a novel written by Alan Glynn that centers on a down-and-out Gotham writer (played by Bradley Cooper) who comes into possession of a designer drug that gives him newfound intelligence and success. De Niro will play a brilliant financial mogul who begins pursuing Cooper's character.

Neil Burger is going to direct from a script written by Leslie Dixon. Shooting will take place in Philadelphia in May. Universal will be distributing the flick. Stay tuned for more on this flick as we continue our coverage of The Dark Fields.

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