Sean Bean is set to topline “Devil’s Peak”, the first in a planned trilogy of films based on South African author Deon Meyer’s novel series says Variety.
Bean will portray Detective Benny Griessel, an aging alcoholic inspector tasked with stopping a dangerous vigilante who brutally killed a child abuser and is standing up for the children of Cape Town.
Both Griessel and this avenger find their paths crossing when a young prostitute lures them both into a dangerous scheme.
Malcolm Kohll, Michael S. Murphey and Ofir Kedar will produce. Shooting aims to kick off in September.