Frequent James Bond scribes Neal Purvis and Robert Wade are set to pen an untitled thriller for, according to Risky Biz Blog.
The story takes place in West Africa and revolves around the Tuareg tribes, whose land is rich with uranium and has garnered interest by energy companies and terrorist organizations alike.
An American anthropologist gets stuck in the middle of this conflict when he is forced to travel to the area to help a research subject, who has been accused of a terrorist attack.
Walter F. Parkes and Laurie McDonald will produce while the script is based off an idea by Parkes and Michael Lieber. Parkes describes the tone as “an action movie set within a world that is morally complex, alluring and completely real.”