Hayley Atwell (“Captain America: The First Avenger”), Alexa Davalos (“The Chronicles of Riddick”) and Rosamund Pike (“Die Another Day”) are all said to have read for the female lead role in the thriller “One Shot” at Paramount-Skydance says Heat Vision.
Christopher McQuarrie (“Valkyrie”) is both directing and adapting the 2005 Lee Child novel about Jack Reacher (Tom Cruise), an ex-Army cop who gets sucked into the mystery surrounding the arrest of a sniper accused of killing five random people in a shooting.
The female role is a tough lawyer and daughter of the discrict attorney. Brit Marling was an early favorite for the role but had to drop out due to scheduling conflicts. Shooting aims to kick off this Fall.