Bruce Willis is in negotiations to star as a CIA agent in the thriller "American Assassin" at CBS Films says Variety.
The story revolves around Mitch Rapp, a former Syracuse grad student who joins the CIA after his girlfriend his killed by a terrorist attack. Willis will play a company operative who serves as Rapp's mentor.
Jeffrey Nachmanoff will helm from a script by Mike Finch, while Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Nick Wechsler will produce. Shooting kicks off next Fall.