Alcon Entertainment is in final negotiations to acquire, finance and produce the David Twohy screenplay The Leonardo Job.

Twohy is attached to direct the action thriller about rival maser thieves sent to Florence to find a lost masterpiece by Leonard da Vinci.

Michael Nathanson, Joseph Farrell and Catherine Paura will produce along with Alcon co-heads Broderick Johnson and Andrew Kosove.

Nathanson, Farrell and Paura have just completed Joyful Noise with Alcon to be released in January 2012.