Ocean’s Scribes Take On “Reaper”

Brian Koppelman and David Levien (“Ocean’s Thirteen,” “The Girlfriend Experience”) will adapt Josh Bazell’s novel “Beat the Reaper” for New Regency reports Variety.

The drama, being developed as a potential star vehicle for Leonardo DiCaprio, revolves around a Manhattan ER doctor whose life becomes complicated when a mobster recognizes him from his former life as a hitman.

DiCaprio, Julie Yorn, Aaron Criswell and Jennifer Davisson Killoran are producing.