According to Variety, Bruce Willis is set to star in Black Water Transit, a Doug Richardson-scripted adaptation of the Carsten Stroud novel that will mark the feature directorial debut of Samuel Bayer.

Shooting starts in March.

Black Water Transit follows the divergent agendas of criminals, cops and lawyers as they collide over a shipment of illegal firearms and a double homicide. Willis plays Earl Pike, a criminal who tries to get his family's illegal gun collection to a safe haven. Three other key roles will be cast shortly.