Producers Steve Schwartz, Paula Mae Schwartz and Nick Wechsler have acquired film rights to author Frederick Forsyth's new espionage novel "The Kill List".
The story deals with an intricate chess game between a brilliant Marine, an Israeli agent, a teenage hacker and a mysterious psychopathic cleric.
Writers will be met with soon to package the movie ahead of it being sold to a studio.
The producing team are the same ones behind Ridley Scott's upcoming "The Counselor".
Forsyth penned classics such as "The Day of the Jackal," "The Fourth Protocol" and "The Odessa File".