Gerard Butler In Talks For “Hunter Killer”?

Gerard Butler is rumoured to be in talks to play one of the leading roles in “Hunter Killer”, a thriller at Original FIlms and Relativity Media reports Coming Soon.

An adaptation of the novel “Firing Point” by Don Keith and George Wallace, the story follows a team of NAVY Seals in a submarine sent on a mission to Russia to stop a renegade admiral from launching a coup.

Butler would play Joe Glass, the captain of the submarine. Butler’s casting isn’t confirmed as of yet and there’s three other key roles to fill but it will happen soon as the project has already set a December 2012 release date.

“Salt” and “Clear and Present Danger” director Phil Noyce was slated to helm, but Moviehole reports that Noyce has now left the project.