Development: Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'. Skydance picked up the long dormant project in October 2016 (first posted in Movie Insider back in 2009), and Ang Lee is in talks to direct.
Follows an aging assassin who finds himself in a battle with his clone, who is 25 years younger and at the peak of his abilities. more
Ang Lee (In Talks)
A futuristic thriller about an aging government assassin Alexander Kane, who is pitted against Rye, a rival half his age. Rye, it turns out, is a clone of Alex, a living reminder of his vicious heyday. Rye can anticipate and counteract Alex's every maneuver, thus making him the perfect adversary. Alex, a loyal super-soldier for the "Administration" and their nefarious Intelligence Office, is put on the defensive because of Rye's relentless manhunt. Alex must find out why Rye was created and why his patrons have turned on him. On the run from those who would destroy him, Alex lays low in a rented apartment belonging to the battered Rebecca and her young son Zach.