Sep 27, 2012 09:32 AM EST
Hangover Director Todd Phillips Does a 180 to Direct Thriller Trust Your Eyes
Todd Phillips, director of the "Hangover", has been chosen to direct the thriller "Trust Your Eyes", an adaptation of Canadian author Linwood Barclay's novel.
The film is described as a cross between Barry Levinson's "Rain Man" and Alfred Hitchcock's "Rear Window". It follows the story of a schizophrenic savant, who is obsessed with maps, who witnesses a murder on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. he gets his older brother involved and the two investigate the murder and find themselves on dangerous ground with a politically connected ex-cop.
Phillips is currently directing "The Hangover Part III", which will end the franchise.
No production schedule has been released for the film.