‘Elite’ Trio Re-Team On “Joseph” Remake

“Killer Elite” director Gary McKendry, scribe Matt Sherring and producer Sigurjon Sighvatsson are re-teaming for an English-language remake of 2010 French thriller “Joseph and the Girl” for Palomar Pictures reports Variety.

The story follows an aging con artist who plots a casino heist with the daughter of his former cellmate. McKendry and Sherring are writing the script for the remake which will be shot in the United States and is budgeted at $30 million-$40 million.

The Jason Statham, Robert De Niro and Clive Owen-led thriller ‘Elite’ is premiering this weekend at the Toronto Film Festival ahead of its September 23rd U.S. theatrical release.