Cumberbatch, Gyllenhaal may star in ‘Rio’

Actors Benedict Cumberbatch and Jake Gyllenhaal are in talks to star in “Rio”.

“A Bigger Splash” helmer Luca Guadagnino is directing from a script by Steven Knight, reports variety.com.

The film follows a financial reporter (Gyllenhaal) who travels to Rio de Janeiro to visit a wealthy friend (Cumberbatch), only to get sucked into a plot to fake his friend’s death.

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