Charlize Theron is speak with Sony Pictures and could be taking a role meant for Brad Pitt.
A source says Charlize has been approached to play the lead in the crime thriller The Gray Man based on the book series by Mark Greaney. The premise of the movie is a CIA agent turned assassin who has to protect the children they never they had.
Her production company Denver and Delilah are said to come aboard as producers.
This is not the first time a role has been gender swapped.
After Tom Cruise bowed out of the spy role in Salt Angelina Jolie went on to fill his shoes.