Warner Bros has hired Morten Tyldum to direct an adaptation of novel written by author Roger Hobbs titled Ghostman.

The film centers on a professional Ghostman, a term used to describe a person who cleans up messes and helps fugitives get away. The story follows a clean up man's attempt to recover $1 million dollars from a botched casino heist. He finds himself in the cross-hairs of a drug lord named The Wolf and is given 48 hours to complete the task. No cast has been announced.

Morten Tyldum will be directing from a screenplay provided by Peter Craig with Kevin McCormick producing. He also helmed Headhunters and will be directing Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley in The Imitation Game.

No production schedule has been released.