Bradley Cooper's 'Matt Helm' Spy Movie Enlists Writer Tom Shepherd

Screenwriter Tom Shepherd is reporting for duty.Shepherd will pen a script for a Matt Helm movie for Paramount, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The film has Bradley Cooper attached to star as the character first introduced in late author Donald Hamilton's series of spy novels, which he published from 1960-93 over 27 volumes.Helm is a counter-assassination agent whose mission is to stop spies from other countries. Dean Martin played the character in a series of 1960s spoof films, while Tony Franciosa stepped into his shoes for a short-lived ABC drama from 1975-76. In the novels, Helm is drawn into his... ...

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