Joe Carnahan has signed on to re-write and direct the thriller Umbra for Endgame Entertainment, according to Variety.

Umbra is based on Steven Karczynski's screenplay, about a businessman finding a mysterious package in his mailbox and being thrust into the middle of a secret government agency conspiracy. Running for his life while piecing together the clues, the man learns some startling truths about himself and his unwitting connection to the agency that's hunting him.

Endgame is viewing Umbra as a franchise starter.

No production date has been set.