Dennis Quaid and Matthew Fox are close to signing a deal to star in Columbia Pictures' Vantage Point.

According to Variety, the film, written by Barry L. Levy, is a "Rashomon"-style thriller that depicts the attempted assassination of the president from five different points of view. Quaid and Fox will star as secret service agents.

Pete Travis is set to direct the film; Vantage Point will open in theaters late this year.