Hollywood smoothie Pierce Brosnan is close to sealing a deal to appear in upcoming indie thriller The Matador.

The JAMES BOND star will play a troubled hitman in the movie, written and directed by Richard Shepard.

Brosnan is expected to produce the $25 million (GBP16.7 million) film under the banner of his IRISH DREAMTIME company.

06/05/2003 17:23