David O.Russell, Brad Pitt On A “Mission”?

David O Russell is said to be circling “The Mission” at Warner Bros. Pictures and Brad Pitt is being courted to star says Deadline.

The story follows Operacion Jaque, the methodical six-year covert mission planned by American and Colombian operatives to free fifteen hostages from the Colombian jungle including three Americans and a former Colombian presidential candidate.

Peter Landesman penned the script while Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Scott Z. Burns will produce.