Deadline reports that Tom Cruise and his "Edge of Tomorrow" director Doug Liman are in talks to reunite on the crime drama "Mena".
Gary Spinelli wrote the fact-based script about Barry Seal an Arkansas-based portly pilot, gun runner, and drug trafficker in the 1980s who transported contraband for the C.I.A.and the Medellín Cartel. He was ultimately shot to death in Baton Rouge by the cartel.
Doug Davison, Brian Grazer, Brian Oliver and Tyler Thompson will produce the biopic.
Production hopes to begin later this year.
Ron Howard was attached to direct the film at one point.