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"Reacher" Helmer McQuarrie Is "Unforgiven"

By Garth Franklin Wednesday June 26th 2013 09:41AM
"Reacher" Helmer McQuarrie Is "Unforgiven"

"Jack Reacher" writer/director Christopher McQuarrie has signed on to pen, produce and direct a thriller feature adaptation of the UK miniseries "Unforgiven" at GK Films.

In the original, the story begins as a woman (Suranne Jones) completes a fifteen-year prison stretch for the murder of two policemen who’d come to evict her family from their farmhouse.

Aiming to live a quiet life and reunite with her troubled younger sister, she unwittingly becomes a target for revenge. Sally Wainwright penned the original.

McQuarrie was originally slated to write the project back in 2010 as an Angelina Jolie vehicle. Graham King will produce.

Source: Deadline

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