Pierce Brosnan has taken the lead in Stefano Sollima's upcoming thriller I.T.

The film centers on a book publisher (Pierce Brosnan), who finds himself targeted by a younger disgruntled I.T. consultant. The tech uses his computer knowledge to threathen the author's livelihood and family. No actor has been set to play the I.T. consultant as of yet.

Stefano Sollima is directing from a script by Dan Kay. Voltage Pictures is producing alongside David T. Friendly, Craig J. Flores, Nicolas Chartier and Beau St. Clair.

Pierce Brosnan is best known for playing James Bond in Ian Fleming's run with the franchise. He most recently took part in Edgar Wright's The World's End. Production is expected to begin in 2014.