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Steven Soderbergh Leaves 'Man from U.N.C.L.E.' to Take 'Bitter Pill'

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November 29, 2011
Source: THR

Steven Soderbergh

Just last week Steven Soderbergh decided that his second to last film wouldn't actually be The Man from U.N.C.L.E. as the filmmaker left the project just like its potential start George Clooney did back in August. While the project would've reunited the director with writer Scott Z. Burns, the two will instead be working on a new project called The Bitter Pill which is currently being shopped around to studios. At this time there aren't any plot details to reveal except that it's a thriller set in the world of psychopharmacology. It's probably safe to say it has flares of real-world concepts in the same way Contagion did for pandemics.

THR says Lorenzo di Bonaventura (Transformers) will produce along with Soderbergh's trusted producing partner Gregory Jacobs and that makes the third film that Soderbergh, Burns and Jacobs have collaborated on following Contagion and The Informant!. Soderbergh's retirement is imminent with Magic Mike being the next film following Haywire to hit theaters, followed by this new project and concluding with Candelabra, the Liberace biopic starring Michael Douglas and Matt Damon. It will certainly be interesting to see if the filmmaker really does step away from cinema after these forthcoming projects.

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