Deadline‘s continued coverage in music man-turned-film producer Jordan Schur’s latest happenings with details for the new action thriller, Five Against A Bullet. The A-Team and Stretch helmer Joe Carnahan will be directing with a script written with Alex Litvak which focuses on five bodyguards tasked with protecting a mayoral candidate in Mexico’s most powerful city when he is marked for death by a drug kingpin and his army after they murder his father and the previous mayor.
Actor Bruce Willis was reportedly initially attached to star while the film was developing at Colombia pictures. Schur will be financing the film along with that of silent partners and is producing the film through his Suretone Pictures banner, in addition to Di Bonaventura Pictures with Schur’s, Mimran Schur Pictures and Lorenzo di Bonaventura also producing.
Five Against A Bullet is currently pending distribution in the U.S. in addition to further casting details.