John McTiernan To Direct “Shrapnel”

John McTiernan (“Die Hard,” “Predator”) has signed a deal to direct the action thriller “Shrapnel” for Corsan, FilmEngine and The Paradigm Motion Picture Finance Group reports Variety.

Evan Daugherty penned the script which revolves around two war veterans who hunt each other in a deadly game of cat and mouse. Paul Breuls and Anthony Rhulen will produce the film which will be introduced at Toronto next week.

McTiernan’s current legal issues however could have an impact on the project. More will be known about that in early October.