Daniel Espinosa (Safe House) has signed on to direct Blood on Snow for Warner Bros. Leonardo DiCaprio became attached to star in and produce the adaptation back in October.
No screenwriter is attached to the project yet, but it is based on the novel of the same name written by Jo Nesbø (Headhunters). The story follows a hitman who is hired to kill the wife of his boss, but he falls in love with her, causing them to both go on the run from the mob together. The book is the first in a planned trilogy, with Blood on Snow 2: More Blood arriving in 2015 and The Kidnapping closing out the series in 2016. Jo Nesbø wrote the book under the pseudonym Tom Buchanan, who will become a victim in The Kidnapping.Read More
20th Century Fox and New Regency have set Daniel Espinosa (Safe House) to direct the John Grisham adaptation The Racketeer. The studio is currently seeking a writer to adapt the novel, which was published in October.
The story centers on a former attorney who is serving time in a federal penitentiary. When a judge is murdered at his cabin, and the contents of his safe are empty, this imprisoned lawyer is the only man who knows intimate details of the crime. He uses this knowledge to try and get revenge against those who put him behind bars in the first place.Read More
Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds next star in director Daniel Espinosa's Safe House. This thriller finds a young CIA safe house worker having to go on the run with a hardened criminal after their hideout is compromised by ruthless killers. Both Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds were recently spotted on the South African-based Capetown set. You can check out the images below.
Safe House was released February 10th, 2012.Read More