Adrien Brody will star as the title character in The Courier, an action tale that Russell Mulcahy is directing for Arclight Films.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the screenplay is by Michael Brandt and Derek Haas, the team that also contributed to Wanted and 3:10 to Yuma. The story centers on a daredevil courier trying to deliver a briefcase to an underworld figure who can't be found.

The production is scheduled to begin filming in January in Louisiana and Las Vegas.