New Line Cinema is having discussions with Joel Schumacher about directing the psychological thriller THE NUMBER 23.
The story centers on a man who is obsessed with an obscure book titled "The Number 23" and becomes convinced that the book is based on his own life.
Variety is reporting that Jim Carrey is in talks with New Line to star in the film.
The script was written by Fernley Phillips. Beau Flynn and Tripp Vinson will produce.