Hitman producer Luc Besson told IGN that Dougray Scott (“Desperate Housewives,” Mission: Impossible II) will play Agent 47 in the big screen adaptation of the video game.
Scott will star opposite Timothy Olyphant, who plays Agent 47, a genetically engineered assassin.
The action-adventure, opening October 12, 2007, will be directed by Xavier Gens from a script by Skip Woods.
Besson is producing via his Europa Corp., along with Chuck Gordon and Adrian Askarieh. Daniel Alter co-produces.