Watts involved in "Assassination" plot

According to Variety, Naomi Watts has joined the cast of "The Assassination of Richard Nixon", the story of a salesman in 1974 who, while pursuing the American dream and finding himself at the end of his rope, takes very desperate measures to make his mark. The film, co-starring Sean Penn and Don Cheadle, is being directed by Niels Mueller, who wrote the script with Kevin Kennedy.