Bradley Cooper will star in the drama The Words. The film is the directorial debut of writers Brian Klugman and Lee Sternthal (TRON: Legacy). Words centers on “a writer (Cooper) who, at the peak of his literary success, discovers the price he must pay for stealing another man’s work.” Variety reports that Jeremy Irons is in talks to costar.
Cooper will next be seen in Neil Burger’s Limitless where he’ll also be playing a writer. The in-demand actor is also circling The Silver Linings Playbook, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, and an untitled action-comedy with Ryan Reynolds. Oh, and this May he’ll be in a little movie called The Hangover Part II. As for Irons, he’ll next be seen in the financial crisis drama Margin Call and the new Showtime series The Borgias.