Dhaka, Sept. 12 -- Oscar winning actress Anne Hathaway is in final negotiations to star in Doug Liman's Lockdown, a heist movie and romantic comedy taking place during the Covid-19 pandemic.

According to reports by Variety, Eastern Promises screenwriter Steven Knight has been tapped to write the script. The film will be produced by PJ Van Sandwijk and Alison Winter.

Lockdown will be fully financed by Stuart Ford's AGC Studios. The budget for the heist/romantic comedy film is reportedly under $10 million. CAA Media Finance arranged financing for the project and is co-repping the worldwide rights with AGC. Plot details about the project are being kept under wraps and the film is eyeing to start production by the end of September.

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