Monahan, DiCaprio Circling Chaser Remake

Warner Bros. buying Korean thriller The Chaser was just announced on Thurday, but The Hollywood Reporter now also says that William Monahan is in discussions to adapt the film.

Leonardo DiCaprio is circling the lead role of an ex-cop who goes on the warpath trying to find a missing girl. The girl, who may or may not be alive, is being used by a serial killer to taunt the police.

Vertigo Entertainment’s Roy Lee and Doug Davison will produce along with Dan Lin. Monahan also will produce.

Monahan previously adaptation Infernal Affairs into DiCaprio-starrer The Departed.