James Mangold Set To Direct "Gunslinger"

By Garth Franklin Thursday December 16th 2010 11:14PM

James Mangold ("3:10 to Yuma," "Knight and Day") is attached to direct the contemporary Western revenge thriller "The Gunslinger" for New Regency reports Heat Vision.

John Hlavin penned the spec script which centers on an ex-Texas Ranger who sets out to punish the men who killed his brother. Warners picked it up in 2009 but has since put it into turnaround where Regency obtained it.

Andrew Lazar and Cathy Konrad are producing. Production is aiming to kick off in the Spring.