FORD GOES SUB WAY
is in talks to play a Russian submarine captain in the film K-19
, a contemporary drama about a crew's attempt to keep the payload on their vessel from a nuclear meltdown, Variety
reports. Ford whose previous film, What Lies Beneath
, has grossed $150 million likely will receive his customary $20 million salary for the film. Strange Days
helmer Kathryn Bigelow
has signed on to direct.