John Woo Taps Lupita Nyong’o For ‘The Killer’ Redo At Universal
Exclusive: John Woo and Universal Pictures are teaming on a new version of his 1989 Hong King crime classic The Killer.
It is intended as a star vehicle for Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o.
She is negotiating to play the assassin, a role originated by Chow Yun-fat.
The studio has the film on a fast track, with Woo directing.
Eran Creevy (Collide) wrote the script based on an original draft by Cloverfield Lane‘s Josh Campbell and Matt Stuecken, and Brian Helgeland is being…
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