Scarlett Johansson will star in the psychological thriller film adaptation of author Jon Ronson's book "The Psychopath Test" says Deadline.
The story deals with how the medical community tries to diagnose and
classify an elusive group - remorseless, deadly psychopaths. Around 1%
of people are said to be psychopaths - devoid of empathy, manipulative,
deceitful, charming, seductive, and delusional. The book explores their
world and the madness industry.
Jay Roach (The Campaign, Trumbo) will direct the
project using an adapted script by Kristin Gore, daughter of former veep Al Gore.
Brian Grazer Roach, Finola Dwyer and Amanda Posey will
Erica Huggins and Jennifer Perini are executive producing. .