Clive Owen Seeking "Protection"

By Garth Franklin Thursday January 21st 2010 01:15AM

Clive Owen will replace Paul Walker in the action thriller "Protection" reports Production Weekly.

That isn't the only change with director Patrick Alessandrin ("District 13 Ultimatum") replacing Simon West ("Tomb Raider") on the Brandon Noonan-scripted project.

The story follows a disgraced former Special Forces soldier who takes on Mexican gangs in an attempt to rescue a judge's daughter.