Theron has been working hard of late, landing high-profile roles in "Young Adult," "Snow White and the Huntsman" and "Prometheus." But she could use a break-out hit that establishes her as a marquee draw.
Madden's gastro-heavy description of the film: "Set in the exotic reaches of Mediterranean Europe, James Vanderbilt’s script is a mouthwatering and hilarious take on the classic whodunit, weaving comedy, action, and mystery around an irresistible core: an American couple abroad. It honors the genre while stretching its assumptions in delicious, surprising and intoxicating ways."
Production is slated to start in the first quarter of 2013.