Joe Carnahan Falls Into The “Umbra”

Joe Carnahan (“Narc,” “Smokin’ Aces”) has signed on to re-write and direct the thriller “Umbra” at Endgame Entertainment according to Variety.

Steven Karczynski’s script follows a businessman finding a mysterious package in his mailbox, an old audio cassette, and becomes the target of a secret government agency conspiracy.

He’s soon on the run for his life and as he tries to learn the truth, he uncovers his unwitting connection to the agency hunting him. The film is the first in a potential franchise and previously had Nicolas Cage attached to star.