Idris Elba will co-star with Sean Penn and Javier Bardem in action/thriller, THE GUNMAN, according to Heat Vision.
The project will be directed by Pierre Morel…
THE GUNMAN is the adaptation of Jean-Patrick Manchette’s novel, THE PRONE GUNMAN, scripted by Peter Travis, produced by Joel Silver and Andrew Rona.
Penn will play the int’l operative named Martin Terrier betrayed by the organization that works for and is forced to go on the run in a cat-and-mouse game across Europe
Elba plays a mysterious operative named Dupont.
Below is the book‘s official synopsis..
Martin Terrier is a hired killer who wants out of the game—so he can settle down and marry his childhood sweetheart. After all, that’s why he took up this profession! But the Organization won’t let him go: they have other plans. Once again, the gunman must assume the prone shooting position. A tour de force, this violent tale shatters as many illusions about life and politics as bodies.