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The Lions of Lucerne
Release Date: TBA
Genres: Action, Thriller
Production Phase: Pitch
Studio: Warner Bros.
Who's Making It: Brad Thor (Creator - Writer), Bill Gerber (Producer), Casey Wasserman (Producer),
Premise: The President of the United States is kidnapped by terrorists who demand a ransom of $500 million and that Congress kill an anti-fossil fuel bill. Pressed into service is a counterterrorism agent named Scot Harvath... More »
Thursday, November 11, 2010
The film rights to Brad Thor's line of thrillers featuring counterterrorism agent Scot Harvath have been bought by Warner Bros. Currently a series of nine novels, the studio has in mind the idea to make a movie from the first book, The Lions of Lucerne. In it the President is kidnapped by terrorists and held for ransom. Warners is looking to producers Bill Gerber (Gran Torino) and Casey Wasserman to develop the project and find the best screenwriter to adapt the novel.
The deal also includes the film rights to The Athena Project, Thor's latest book about an all-female team of black ops agents.- Variety. Comment on this Scoop (0)