David Cronenberg directs Cosmopolis

David Cronenberg comes on board for DeLillo adaptation Cosmopolis

David Cronenberg is teaming up with Portuguese producer Paulo Branco to bring Don DeLillo’s novel “Cosmopolis” to the screen.

Cronenberg will helm and also adapt the 2003 novel for the screen. The story follows a 28-year-old multimillionaire on a 24-hour odyssey across Manhattan.

Considered one of America’s leading novelists, DeLillo’s most acclaimed works include “White Noise” and “Underworld.”