Theron is a Tourist November 6, 2008 Charlize Theron in talks for Cruise’s ‘Tourist’ Charlize Theron is in talks to star opposite Tom Cruise in the upcoming spy thriller The Tourist. Theron will play a female Interpol agent who uses an American tourist (Cruise) as a pawn to expose an elusive criminal. The film is a remake of French thriller Anthony Zimmer. Bharat Nalluri, the Britsh filmmaker who has worked on Life On Mars, Spooks and the recent Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day, will direct the movie next March. The script, originally by Julian Fellowes, is currently being revised by Christopher McQuarrie (The Usual Suspects).