Michael B. Jordan of global smash Black Panther and the upcoming Creed II will star in and produce The Silver Bear for Lionsgate.
The studio acquired film rights from Nickel City Pictures based on the book series by Derek Haas, who also wrote the screenplays to Wanted and 3:10 To Yuma.
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Frank Baldwin (Hard Powder, The Godmother) was brought on to adapt the first book of the series, which tells the story of Columbus, the most feared and respected hitman in the criminal underworld.
Vishal Rungta, Mark Fasano, Ankur Rungta of Nickel City Pictures will produce along with Jordan’s Outlier Society Productions. Haas, Michael Garnett and Tobias Weymar will serve as executive producers.