Date: 10th November 2006

Jackman agrees to The Amateur

Hugh Jackman has agreed to star in The Amateur.

The film will be loosely based Robert Littell's spy novel, reports Variety.

Jackman will also produce the film with partner John Palermo.

Jackman will play a CIA cryptographer whose fiancee is killed in a suspicious plane crash.

When he discovers the plane was brought down by terrorists, he forces his bosses to train him to exact revenge.

Source: Press Release