The story centres on a lone assassin who agrees to help a precocious teenager exact revenge on those who murdered her parents and younger brother.
His guidance unleashed events that ultimately stoke her thirst for vengeance while he desperately seeks peace and absolution.
The script is written by Oren Moverman based on an adaption of the Kevin Wignall novel by Paul Leyden, and the movie will be produced by Anthony Rhulen and Navid McIlhargey via FilmEngine Entertainment, Sam Worthington with John and Michael Scharz for Full Clip Productions and Paul Leyden, who wrote the original script after optioning rights out of his own pocket.
Navid Mcilhargey said he is excited to be working with such a talented team.
“I have been friends with Sam, John, Mike and Paul for some time now and watched them grow their production company,” Mr Mcilhargey said.
“They are very talented producers with commercial instincts who led us to this terrific thriller, with a character that seems to be tailor made for Sam.”
Sierra/Affinity is selling international and Paradigm domestic beginning this week at Cannes.