Lionsgate Acquires Severance Package

Lionsgate has acquired Duane Swierczynski’s violent action comedy novel “Severance Package” says Variety.

The story follows a media relations director of a financial company who learns that the firm was a front for a covert intelligence agency that is being shut down immediately, with every manager scheduled to be terminated – literally.

Brett Simon (“Assassination of a High School President”) and the author will co-adapt the script and Simon will direct.