February 28, 2017  

Morgan Freeman to Be A "Wanted" Man

November 7, 2006 (9:38 am) GMT
Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman is involved in talks to star in Universal's sci-fi feature "Wanted (2008)."
Morgan Freeman to Be A "Wanted" Man

Already busy with a pile of upcoming big screen projects he is attached to, apparently still aims to add one more acting stint into the burgeoning list. The Oscar-winning actor is reported to currently be in negotiations to highlight "", a sci-fi actioner coming from Universal Pictures.

If a deal is reached, Freeman will join in the cast as a lead assassin who trains McAvoy's character. The project itself sees the "" star play a young man who finds out that his long-lost father is actually an assassin and later gets recruited into a covert organization of killers and trained to follow the footsteps of his father.

Adapted from the comic book series of the same title written by Mark Millar and J.G. Jones for Top Cow, the flick will be helmed by Timur Bekmambetov who encounters his English-language directorial debut here while Derek Haas and Michael Brandt are set to pen the script.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. J Balvin, Camila Cabello and Pitbull Tease New Track 'Hey Ma' on Instagram
  2. An Alleged Sex Tape of Trey Songz Leaks Online Amid Nicki Minaj and Remy Ma's Beef
  3. Emma Stone Says the Oscars Blunder Was One of the Most Horrible Moments of Her Life
  4. Drake on Remy Ma's Diss Track: 'His Heart's Bleeding for Nicki Minaj'
  5. Jimmy Kimmel Breaks Down Oscar Mix-Up: How Denzel Washington Helped Save the Day
  6. Get a Look at New 'Wonder Woman' Cool Photos and Concept Art
  7. Which Green Lantern Member to Appear in 'Justice League' Allegedly Revealed
  8. Ashley Tisdale Claps Back at Fat-Shamers Saying She Looks Pregnant