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Chris Pine Tapped To Star in 'The Saint' Remake

Chris Pine Tapped To Star in 'The Saint' Remake

Chris Pine is in talks to star in remake of The Saint from Paramount Pictures, Deadline reports.

The 39-year-old actor would presumably take on the role of Simon Templar (aka The Saint), a thief for hire whose job is to steal the secret process for cold fusion, which puts him at odds with a traitor bent on toppling the Russian government, as well as the woman who holds its secret.

The Saint, based on a novel from Leslie Charteris inspired the 1960s TV series and 1997 movie, which starred Val Kilmer.

Dexter Fletcher will be directing the remake, with Seth Grahame-Smith penning the script.

Over the weekend, Chris was spotted out in a rare sighting with girlfriend Annabelle Wallis.

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