CBS Films has offered Thor star Chris Hemsworth a whopping $10 million to star in their adaptation American Assassin. It isn't known if the actor plans on accepting the offer at this time.

The action-thriller is based on Vince Flynn's novel that centers on Mitch Rapp, the role Chris Hemsworth is being eyed for. The story follows his transition from a college athlete to a world-class operative for the CIA, who specializes in hunting terrorists. He joined the agency after his girlfriend died in a terrorist attack. The book is actually the 11th in Vince Flynn's series, although this is a prequel that will serve as Rapp's origin story. We reported last month that Bruce Willis is in talks to play Rapp's CIA mentor.

Jeffrey Nachmanoff is directing from a screenplay provided by Mike Finch, who took over the writing duties from Edward Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz.

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It isn't known when production will begin, although scheduling may pose some problems if Chris Hemsworth signs on. He is currently shooting Thor: The Dark World, and is expected to move right from that to Steven Spielberg's Robopocalypse. Of course, there is also The Avengers 2 looming in the distance.