Aussie “Avatar” and “Terminator” star Sam Worthington is being considered to play Bill Beaman, the leader of the Navy SEAL team Dev Group, in Antoine Fuqua’s “Hunter Killer” at Relativity Media reports Variety.
Based on the novel “Firing Point” by George Wallace and Don Keith, the story follows an untested submarine captain (Gerard Butler) who must work with a Navy SEAL team to rescue Russia’s president after a military coup. The two sides team to stop a rogue Russian general from igniting WWIII.
Neal Moritz and Toby Jaffe are producing. Shooting kicks off in the Winter.