Idris Elba is eyeing a role in director Pierre Morel’s The Gunman, says a story today at The Hollywood Reporter. He’d star opposite Javier Bardem and Sean Penn in the adaptation of Jean-Patrick Manchette’s novel The Prone Gunman.
Martin Terrier is a hired killer who wants out of the game — so he can settle down and marry his childhood sweetheart. That’s why he took up this profession! Martin returns to his hometown to claim her, but the Organization won’t let him go. Once again, the gunman must assume the prone shooting position.