(LOS ANGELES) -- Tom Hanks is teaming up with his Cloud Atlas director, Tom Tykwer, to turn the Dave Eggers novel, A Hologram for the King, into a feature, Deadline.com has confirmed.
The story involves a struggling American businessman who heads to Saudi Arabia in a last-ditch effort to escape foreclosure and do something memorable.
Hanks is currently starring on Broadway in the Nora Ephron play, Lucky Guy.
Cloud Atlas starred Hanks and Halle Berry.
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