Christopher McQuarrie to Direct Colin Firth in 'Three to Kill' Adaptation

November 21, 2013

Colin Firth / Three to Kill

With Mission: Impossible 5 preparing to shoot early next year, Christopher McQuarrie is already busy as a director following his debut with Jack Reacher. In addition, we've also recently heard that McQuarrie will direct the adaptation of the sci-fi series Star Blazers (for which he also wrote the script) and he still has an adaptation of the British series Unforgiven and a remake of Ice Station Zebra on his plate. We're not sure if he'll end up working on all these projects, but now he has another one added to his slate as Deadline reports he will direct an adaptation of the French novel Three to Kill and Colin Firth will star in the film.

The book by Jean-Patrick Manchette follows ordinary businessman Georges Gerfaut, as he is drawn by chance into a net cast by two hit men, Carlo and Bastien, working on assignment for the mysterious "Mr. Taylor." After witnessing a murder, the two killers and sociopaths are now hunting Gerfaut. If the story sounds familiar, it was turned into the graphic novel West Coast Blues in 2010. Machette's writing is already coming to the big screen in the form of The Gunman (based on The Prone Gunman) with Sean Penn, Idris Elba and Javier Bardem starring. This thriller sounds just as intriguing with an actor like Firth in the lead, and it sounds like an interesting project for McQuarrie to tackle after the Paramount spy sequel.

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