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  • Joe
  • added Will Smith to the credits Mar. 2, 2011
  • Screenwriting team Paul Tamasy and Eric Johnson (The Fighter) sold Joe to Sony Pictures and Smith’s production company Overbrook Entertainment; Smith is attached to star. In a recent interview, Tamasy spoke about their approach to updating the Biblical story, and revealed the studio wants to sign The Fighter director David O. Russell to helm Joe.

    Source: Collider Will Smith Attached to Star in JOE, a Modern Version of the Biblical Story of Job from THE FIGHTER Writers; David O. Russell Might Direct