Omar Sy To Lead John Woo’s Remake Of The Killer

Lengthy seeking to make a brand new model of his 1989 traditional The Killer, director John Woo hatched a deal for the remake at streaming service Peacock again in Might. And now, he is employed Omar Sy to star.

Woo’s film — which starred Chow Yun-Fats as a Hong Kong hitman who unintentionally blinds an harmless lady throughout successful and turns into decided to get her the medical therapy she wants whereas additionally finishing one final job – was the director’s bullet-flinging calling card for his later Hollywood profession and have become massively influential.

The brand new take is being stored below wraps, however appears prone to observe an analogous monitor. But whereas Woo wrote the unique alone, the brand new one has already seen contributions from 10 Cloverfield Lane‘s Matthew Stuecken and Josh Campbell, Welcome To The Punch‘s Eran Creevy and, most just lately, screenwriting veteran Brian Helgeland.

Manufacturing on this one ought to kick off this 12 months for a 2023 launch. As for Sy, he reprised the function of Barry Sembène in Jurassic World Dominion, appeared in Louis Leterrier’s The Takedown and noticed new drama Father & Soldier premiere on the Cannes Movie Competition. He is additionally seen success with Netflix drama Lupin.

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