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Helen Mirren, Ian McKellen to star in 'The Good Liar'

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Veteran actors and are set to star in New Line's drama ""

The film will be directed by Bill Condon, who most recently helmed Disney's "Beauty and the Beast", reported Deadline.

Condon will also produce with

has written the screenplay for "The Good Liar", based on the novel by

New Line acquired rights to the book two years ago.

The film revolves around (McKellen), who can hardly believe his luck when he meets well-to-do widow online. As Betty opens her home and life to him, Roy is surprised to find himself caring about her, turning what should be a cut-and-dry swindle into the most treacherous tightrope walk of his life.

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First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 10:35 IST