Solitary Man Starring Michael Douglas

Millennium Films has cast Michael Douglas to play a car magnate in “Solitary Man,” which co-stars Susan Sarandon, Danny DeVito and Jenna Fischer.

Douglas plays a former owner of a car dealership chain whose career and marriage were destroyed by his business and romantic indiscretions.

Paul Schiff and Steven Soderbergh are producing. Avi Lerner, Danny Dimbort, Trevor Short, Moshe Diamant and Joe Gatta are exec producers.

Brian Koppelman and David Levien are directing a script written by Koppelman. Production begins in November in New York. Koppelman and Levien previously directed “Knockaround Guys” and the 2005 TV series “Tilt.” They wrote Soderbergh¬ís next film, “The Girlfriend Experience.”

Douglas will also star in a Liberace film that Soderbergh is developing to direct at Warner with script by Richard LaGravanese.

Coming off the release of “Righteous Kill,” Millennium recently finished “Brooklyn¬ís Finest” and is about to begin production on Tim Blake Nelson’s “Leaves of Grass,” with Edward Norton, Susan Sarandon, Keri Russell and Richard Dreyfuss.