Wesley Snipes and director Abel Ferrara are re-teaming for the action-thriller Game of Death, marking their first project together since Ferrara's 1990 cult feature King of New York.

According to Variety, Snipes stars as a politician's bodyguard who must fend off five of the world's top assassins. Zoe Bell and Robert Davi co-star.

Game of Death was penned by James Agnew.

The film started shooting this week in Detroit.