Basil Iwanyk is producing through his Thunder Road banner.
Montiel is rewriting an earlier draft from Adam Cozad. In the novel, two orphans are raised by a CIA operative to become assassins, only to become targets themselves.
The book was previously adapted as a two-part NBC miniseries that starred Robert Mitchum.
In addition to Rogue Pictures drama “Fighting,” Tatum is the lead commando in the Stephen Sommers-directed “G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra,” which Paramount releases Aug. 7, and he plays Pretty Boy Floyd in the Michael Mann-directed “Public Enemies,” which Universal releases on July 1.
Tatum most recently wrapped “Dear John,” which will be distributed by Screen Gems.