Angelina Jolie is set to star in the graphic novel action, Wanted for Universal Pictures.

James McAvoy and Morgan Freeman also star for director Timur Bekmambetov. McAvoy will play a young man who discovers his father is an assassin, only to learn shortly thereafter that his dad has been murdered. The youth is drafted to follow in his father's footsteps. Variety says Jolie will play an assassin who teaches the ropes to the wannabe killer.

Shooting for Wanted is set to begin in Europe in May.