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Hitman

Release Date: November 21, 2007

March 27, 2007
Olyphant, Scott Aim for Hitman

Dougray Scott (Mission Impossible II) and Timothy Olyphant (Deadwood) will star in Hitman for 20th Century Fox, an adaptation of the hit video game. Olyphant will play Agent 47, a hitman who is chased by Interpol and the Russian military, and Scott will play a bad guy. Others who have joined the cast include Olga Kurylenko, Robert Knepper, Ulrich Thomsen and Michael Offei. Xavier Gens is directing the thriller from Skip Woods' script, with Luc Besson proudcing.
Source: Variety





October 21, 2005
Fox gets writer for Hitman

Fox has hired Skip Woods (Swordfish) to write the screenplay for the adaptation of the videogame Hitman. Vin Diesel will star in the film, which centers on an international assassin known as Agent 47. He works for a shadowy entity called The Agency. The Hitman franchise has sold more than five million units.
Source: Variety





June 15, 2005
Diesel is a Hit for Fox

20th Century Fox has attached Vin Diesel as their star of the movie adaptation of the video game Hitman. The Eidos Interactive vidgame has three games that have been published so far in the series, and they have sold more than 10 million units. The story centers on a shadowy international assassin known only as Agent 47 who works for a mysterious syndicate known as The Agency.
Source: Variety

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