Stone: Thriller Starring De Niro and Edward Norton

May 7, 2009–De Niro and and Edward Norton will star in the psychological thriller “Stone,” to be helmed by John Curran. 
Angus MacLachlan (“Junebug”) penned the screenplay about a correctional officer (De Niro) who is seduced by the wife of a convicted arsonist (Norton) up for parole.


“Stone” marks the debut film of Mimran Schur Pictures, a company formed by private investor David Mimran and longtime music executive and former Geffen Records prexy Jordan Schur  Holly Wiersma (“Bobby”) is producing alongside Mimran and Schur. Avi Lerner, Rene Besson, Trevor Short and Danny Dimbort are exec producing.


De Niro is on board for the latest chapter in the “Meet the Parents” franchise, “Little Fockers.”  Norton will next be seen in the indie “Leaves of Grass.”