Actor eyes Summit thriller starring Bruce Willis
Morgan Freeman is in talks to star alongside Bruce Willis in Summit Entertainment’s espionage thriller “Red,” based on the WildStorm/DC Comic.
Summit acquired rights to “Red,” originally written by Warren Ellis and illustrated by Cully Hamner, last year. The three-book series, published in 2003 and 2004, tells the story of a former black-ops CIA agent now living a quiet life in retirement until the day a high-tech assassin shows up intent on killing him.
Freeman’s toplining Nelson Mandela biopic “Invictus,” directed by Clint Eastwood for Warner Bros. with a December release date.