Chris Hemsworth Is An “American Assassin”

CBS Films has offered Aussie hunk and “Thor” actor Chris Hemsworth a cool $10 million to star in their potential franchise launcher “American Assassin” says Deadline.

The story revolves around Mitch Rapp, a former Syracuse grad student who joins the CIA after his girlfriend his killed by a terrorist attack. The film is based on Vince Flynn’s bestselling novel series

Bruce Willis was in talks last month to play a company operative who serves as Rapp’s mentor. Jeffrey Nachmanoff will helm from a script by Mike Finch, while Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Nick Wechsler will produce. Shooting kicks off next Fall.