F. Gary Gray Up For “Kane & Lynch”

F. Gary Gray (“Law Abiding Citizen,” “The Italian Job”) is in early talks to direct the film adaptation of the Eidos videogame “Kane and Lynch” for Lionsgate and Nu Image/Millennium Films reports Variety.

The story follows the mercenary Adam ‘Kane’ Marcus (Bruce Willis) and aggressive, schizophrenic killer James Lynch (Jamie Foxx) teaming to retrieve a dangerous device as ransom payment to retrieve Kane’s kidnapped wife and daughter.

Simon Crane was previously linked as director. Kyle Ward penned the script.

Adrian Askarieh, David Willis, Stephen Eads and Daniel Alter will produce and filming kicks off in August.