Warner Bros. Pictures has acquired screen rights to “Headshot,” a three-book graphic novel series by Alexis Nolent that was published in France by Casterman. Alessandro Camon has been set to write the script.
Variety says the film will be produced by Alexandra Milchan and “Smallville” creators Alfred Gough and Miles Millar.
In “Headshot,” an unlikely alliance between a cop and a hitman takes place after each watches his partner die. The new partners seek revenge and discover they have a shared enemy and much in common despite being on opposite sides of the law.