Olga Kurylenko (Paris je t’aime), Robert Knepper (“Prison Break”), Ulrich Thomsen (Festen) and Michael Offei (Casino Royale) have joined Timothy Olyphant and Dougray Scott in the Luc Besson-produced video game adaptation Hitman at 20th Century Fox.
Director Xavier Gens begins filming the thriller this week in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia. The movie also will be shot in South Africa, Istanbul, St. Petersburg and London.
Besson is producing through his Europa Corp., along with Chuck Gordon and Adrian Askarieh. Daniel Alter is co-producer.
Olyphant will play Agent 47, a hitman who ends up being chased himself by Interpol and the Russian military. Scott plays the antagonist.