Another day, another potential
As a number of competing projects and producers vie for the director's attention to be his next film, Spielberg has added a Cold War thriller starring
The yet untitled film written by Matt Charman would tell the true story of James Donovan (Hanks), an American attorney who was enlisted by the
Spielberg hasn't made a movie since 2012's
Although he has a number of projects on his development slate at the moment, Spielberg can only realistically deal with one or perhaps two at a time; the others would likely be handed off to other DreamWorks collaborators or simply fall by the wayside.
Another possibility is Spielberg returning to "Robopocalypse," an adaptation of Daniel H. Wilson's book about a futuristic war between robots and humans. Spielberg shelved the project in January 2013, but a rewrite has reportedly been completed.
Spielberg has also been linked to a historical epic about the Spanish conquistador Cortez based on a 50-year-old script by "Spartacus" scribe Dalton
Two more projects on Spielberg's plate that are in all likelihood not his next movie are the 19th-century religious drama "The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara," based on David Kertzer's nonfiction book, and another presidential drama, based on Doris Kearns Goodwin's book "The Bully Pulpit" (Kearns also wrote "Team of Rivals," which became the basis for "Lincoln").
If Spielberg does make the Cold War thriller, it will mark his fourth film with Hanks, after
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