Trophy Wife: According to Variety, John Herzfeld has been tapped by Universal-based Mandalay Pictures to direct the thriller Trophy Wife. Herzfeld will also rewrite pic's original script by Steven Peters (Wild Things).

Herzfeld is best known for helming theatrical features including 2 Days In the Valleyand Robert De Niro starrer 15 Minutes. He received an Emmy nomination for helming HBO telepic "Don King: Only in America."

Mandalay and Herzfeld are currently casting Trophy Wife, which revolves around an executive at a powerful global bank whose seemingly unstoppable rise to the top is derailed when his mistress and his wife conspire to destroy his career.