'Terminator 3' helmer Jonathan Mostow replaces Phillip Noyce on action-thriller
Producers are planning a fall shoot on the project. Anthony Rhulen and Navid McIlhargey will produce thourgh their FilmEngine Entertainment shingle along with Worthington, John Schwarz and Michael Schwarz through their Full Clip Prods. banner along with screenwriter Paul Leyden and Gregory Browne of Anthropology Films.
Story, based on Kevin Wignall’s novel of the same name, centers on a solitary assassin who agrees to help a bright college girl exact revenge on those who mercilessly murdered her parents and younger brother. The script was adapted by Oren Moverman, who wrote and directed “Rampart” and “The Messenger,” from Leyden’s adaptation of the novel.
Mostow’s directing credits include “Surrogates” and “U-571.” Worthington was most recently seen in “Wrath of the Titans” and “The Debt.”
Sierra/Affinity launched international sales for the project for buyers in Berlin. Paradigm will be handling domestic sales.
Mostow is repped by WME.