Summit Hires Some “Headhunters”

Summit Entertainment has scored the English-language movie rights to Norwegian author Jo Nesbo’s best-selling crime thriller novel “Headhunters” says Deadline.

The story chronicles the escapades of a high-living corporate headhunter who steals artwork from rich clients to finance his expensive lifestyle. When a heist unexpectedly goes wrong, he ends up in way over his head.

Marianne Gray, Ole Sondberg, and Berna Levin are set as producers. Nesbo has penned eight crime novels featuring Detective Harry Hole.