Pablo Trapero is Trap-ped…
The 48-year-old Argentine filmmaker will direct the thriller The Paris Trapfor Studiocanal.
The Hitchcockian thriller, starring Lily James, revolves around a young American woman on a visit to Paris who becomes the victim of mistaken identity. Caught up in a secret international government operation, she must play the part to save her own life.
James will play the young woman whose character is thrust to the center of the operation and must find her way out of the “trap,” helped by her handler. That role, the co-lead of the film, will be cast shortly.
The script was written by Daniel Taplitz with current revisions by Michael Lesslie.
The Paris Trap will shoot in Paris early next year.
Trapero previously helmed El Clan,which won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival.
He most recently directed the hit international series ZeroZeroZero for Studiocanal, Amazon and Sky TV.