The Hollywood Reporter has reported that Emily Blunt will star alongside Matt Damon in the upcoming silver-screen realisation of the Philip K. Dick sci-fi short story called The Adjustment Team, here upgraded to The Adjustment Bureau. It will be the first film directed by George Nolfi, who is rather more practiced as a screenwriter. He’s written for several other Damon projects, such as The Bourne Ultimatum, the as un-titled fourth Jason Bourne film and Ocean’s Twelve, and he’s adapted Dick’s story into the screenplay for this one too. You’d guess he likes the way Damon gives a line reading.

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Matt Damon’s Adjustment Bureau Out to Studios


Phillip K. Dick‘s Adjustment Team is coming to the movies – at least providing some brave studio is willing to take a punt on a Matt Damon sci-fi romance movie. So, no question then. This will get snapped up, recession or no recession.

According to Variety, the proposed movie version has been retitled Adjustment Bureau, for all the Kafkaesque implications that provides, and comes as a package: Damon to star, George Nolfi to direct from his own screenplay. Nolfi previously scripted Ocean’s Twelve (which is my favorite of the three) and The Bourne Ultimatum (again, my favorite of the three) and is now inking the screenplay for Bourne 4.

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