De Niro Norton confirmed for Stone

Robert De Niro and Ed Norton get stoned!

Robert De Niro and Ed Norton have both been confirmed to star in the movie Stone.

Overture Films has picked up the US rights to the film, which follows a convicted arsonist (Norton) who attempts to ensure his release by manipulating his parole officer (De Niro) into sleeping with his wife, played by Resident Evil’s Mila Jovovich.

The movie will be helmed by John Curran and written by Junebug’s Angus MacLachlan. The film is expected in cinemas Summer 2010.