Based on Stephen Hunter's novel "Point of Impact," Shooter centers on an ace marksman -- living in self-exile in the Arkansas wilderness after causing the death of an innocent person -- who is persuaded by his former associates that they need his help to prevent an assassination. Subsequently double-crossed and framed for the presidential assassination he was trying to prevent, he is forced to go on the run while trying to track down the real killer and discover the truth about who betrayed him.
"Shooter" is an action-packed thriller starring Mark Wahlberg as Bob Lee Swagger, a former Army sniper who leaves the military after a mission goes bad. After he is reluctantly pressed back into service, Swagger is double-crossed again. With two bullets in him and the subject of a nationwide manhunt, Swagger begins his revenge, which will take down the most powerful people in the country. Antoine Fuqua ("Training Day") directs.
USA Network announced a pilot pick-up for the hour-long scripted drama Shooter and has locked in Ryan Phillippe (Secrets & Lies) to star. Shooter is based on the best-selling Bob Lee Swagger novel by Stephen Hunter, Point of Impact, and the 2007 Paramount film starring Mark Wahlberg. The co-production with Paramount Television and Universal Cable Productions comes from executive producers Mark Wahlberg (Boardwalk Empire, Entourage) of Closest to the Hole Productions; Stephen Levinson (Boardwalk Empire, Ballers) of Leverage Entertainment; and Lorenzo di Bonaventura (Transformers, The Real O'Neals). John Hlavin (The Shield) wrote the pilot and will also executive produce. Simon Cellan Jones (Ballers) is set to direct the pilot.
Ryan Phillippe is a producer on the project and will star as Bob Lee Swagger, an off-the-grid former Marine sniper who is coaxed into action to thwart the killing of the President. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, he must call upon all the skills he acquired as a decorated Marine sharpshooter to avoid capture while hunting down and exposing the traitors who set him up. Shooter is an action series whose central elements are the ingenuity and courage of a U.S. veteran and the military training and background that sustain him as he fights a sophisticated conspiracy.Read More
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In a story from The Hollywood Reporter, Paramount Home Entertainment saw their film Shooter take the top positions on both Nielsen VideoScan's First Alert Top 10 and Home Media Magazine's video rental chart.Read More
Paramount Home Video is loading up in June!
In a story from DavisDVD, they report that the studio has picked June 26 realease Mark Wahlberg's action fest, Shooter.Read More
After directing Training Day, Antoine Fuqua certainly made a name for himself. Not only did he make one amazing movie, he turned Denzel Washington, one of America's nicest guys, into one of the nastiest guys on screen.
In his latest action flick, Shooter, he once again took Danny Glover and made him a complete on-screen enemy. Mark Walhberg stars as a former Army sniper, who's accused of an assassination plot against the president of the United States. To prove his innocence, he must go through Danny to get his revenge.Read More
Mark Wahlberg gives us non-stop action in the new thriller!
When we talked to you last, you couldn't wait to start working on this film; what made it so enjoyable?Read More
Yahoo! Movies has posted the trailer for director Antoine Fuqua's upcoming action-thriller, Shooter starring Mark Wahlberg, Michael Peña, Danny Glover, Kate Mara, Elias Koteas, Rhona Mitra, Rade Sherbedgia and Ned Beatty.
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