Hannah Ware is set to play the female lead in the Fox International Productions pic “Agent 47.”
Rupert Friend is set to star and Zachary Quinto is also on board.
Aleksander Bach is directing from a script by Kyle Ward, Skip Woods and Michael Finch.
Though plot details have not been released, the actioner is based on the bestselling video game “Hitman,” which has sold 21 million units to date. The latest and most successful edition, this year’s “Hitman: Absolution,” has sold 10 million units.
Alex Young, Chuck Gordon and Adrian Askarieh are producing; Daniel Alter is executive producer.
Ware was most recently seen in “Oldboy” and can still be seen in ABC’s “Betrayal.” She is repped by Independent Talent Group, WME, Liebman Entertainment and Schreck, Rose, Dapello & Adams.
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