A new adaptation has found itself a new director and co-star. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Phillip Noyce has come aboard to direct Mixed Blood.

Samuel L. Jackson has also signed on to portay the important co-starring role of a police detective who goes by the name Disaster Zondi. The story, based off the novel by Robert Smith, is set in South Africa and centers on an American on the lam who is trying to protect his family in the dangerous territory amongst murderers and thieves.

Kelly Masterson (Before the Devil Knows You're Dead) wrote the adaptation of the novel. Shooting is scheduled to begin early next year.