The Way of the Gun director Christopher McQuarrie has been set by Paramount to rework the thriller One Shot, with an eye to direct the project, according to Heat Vision.

The project is based on a series of novels written by Lee Child that center on Jack Reacher, a military police officer-turned-drifter. "One Shot," the ninth book in the series, tells the story of a military sniper accused of murder who seeks Reacher's help.

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Paramount is developing the property as a potential franchise. No production date has been set.