Warners Takes The Headshot

Warner Bros. has acquired screen rights to Alexis Nolent’s French graphic novel series “Headshot” reports Variety.

The story follows an unlikely alliance between a cop and a hitman takes place after each watches his partner die. The new partners seek revenge and discover they have a shared enemy and much in common despite being on opposite sides of the law.

Alessandro Camon (“The Messenger,” “The Chancellor Manuscript”) has been set to write the script and “Smallville” creators Alfred Gough and Miles Millar will produce along with Alexandra Milchan (“The Killer,” “Cyclops”).