Robert De Niro `to play psychic in Red Lights`

Last Updated: Oct 17, 2010, 20:18 PM IST

London: Academy Award winner Robert De Niro is said to have signed on to play a psychic in a new movie.

De Niro, 67, will join Sigourney Weaver for psychological thriller ``Red Lights``, directed by ``Buried`` filmmaker Rodrigo Cortes, reports the Daily Express.

Weaver will portray the character of a physiologist whose study of the paranormal leads them to investigate De Niro``s character.

Daily Variety reports that the film is set to begin shooting in February (11) with locations planned for the U.S., Canada and Cortes` native Spain.

ANI