The story follows a hitman (Liam Neeson) who must take out his former mafia boss to protect his family. Joel Kinnaman will play the assassin's estranged son, a chauffeur who witnesses a murder, putting his life in danger.
Jaume Collet-Serra is directing from a screenplay by Brad Ingelsby (Out of the Furnace). Roy Lee is producing for Vertigo Entertainment, alongside Brooklyn Weaver for Energy Entertainment. The producers are eyeing a fall production start.
The project marks the third collaboration between Liam Neeson and director Jaume Collet-Serra, who previously made Unknown and the upcoming Non-Stop together.
Joel Kinnaman will also return as Stephen Holder in the AMC series The Killing.