According to Variety, John Malkovich has is taking over for John C. Reilly in Summit Entertainment's Red.

This film is based on the WildStorm/DC comicbook.

Malkovich joins Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman and Bruce Willis on this project that is being produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Mark Vahradian.

Robert Schwentke is directing from a script by brothers Erich Hoeber and Jon Hoeber.

Red follows an ex-black-ops CIA agent that is hunted by a high-tech assassin.

The movie is slated to go into production this month in Toronto and Louisiana. Summit Entertainment plans to release the film November 19 in the U.S.