Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper and Jeremy Renner will all co-star in David O. Russell’s next film, an untitled drama originally called “American Bullshit.” The quartet will play, respectively, a con artist, the man’s mistress, a federal agent and a New Jersey state assemblyman
The drama is reportedly based on the true story of Mel Weinberg and the ABSCAM sting operation in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Check the press release from Atlas Entertainment:
The Untitled David O. Russell Project is based on the true story of a notorious financial con artist (Bale) and his mistress/partner in crime (Adams), who were forced to work with an out of control federal agent (Cooper) to turn the tables on other con artists, mobsters, and politicians. At the epicenter of the entire tale, is the passionate and volatile leader of the New Jersey state assembly (Renner) who is also the local hero and mayor of impoverished Camden.
Look for the untitled film to hit theaters in 2013. Read more info at the original source at Huffington Post.