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Will Gluck to direct Paramount's 'Agatha'

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Easy A director Will Gluck has been tapped to helm Paramount's Agatha.

Agatha started out as a spec screenplay from newcomer Allison Schroeder.

Director Will Gluck

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Easy A (2010)

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Gluck will take on the film, which explores the days leading up to the death of famed mystery novelist Agatha Christie, Deadline reports.

Additional plot details are currently being kept under wraps.

The film is said to be inspired by the likes of both Sherlock Holmes and Romancing the Stone.

Mary Parent and Cale Boyter of Disruption Entertainment are slated to produce Agatha, along with Chris Bender, Jake Weiner and JC Spink of Benderspink.

Aside from Gluck's attachment to Agatha, the director is also on board Annie where he will re-write the script for Sony.

Annie, which stars Oscar nominee Quvenzhané Wallis, is due to be released on Christmas Day 2014.

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