Michael B. Jordan to Star in Hitman Drama “The Silver Bear”

It seems that Michael B. Jordan has found his next project

The star of Marvel Black Panther is ready to star and produce a new Action franchise, The Silver Bear. It was also produced along with Jordan Vishal Rungta, Mark Fasano and Ankur Rungta of Nickel City Pictures who opted for the rights to the book franchise last year.

The Silver Bear is based on Derek's popular book series. Haas, who also wrote Wanted and 3:10 to Yuma . The adaptation of the killer story directed by Frank Baldwin follows a man named Columbus (Jordan), the most feared and respected hit man in the criminal underworld.

" The Silver Bear is the type" History must be experienced on the big screen and Michael is the perfect movie star to inhabit the skin of this dynamic character and take us to the cinematic world of Columbus " said Lionsgate Motion Picture Group President Joe Drake. "We are incredibly honored that Michael and Nickel City have chosen Lionsgate to partner in order to bring this exciting property to life."

"We could not be more excited to work with Michael and Lionsgate, "said Rungta." We have been great fans of Michael since his days at The Wire and from our first meeting we knew he was the perfect candidate for the role of Columbus. "[19659005] The news was reported for the first time before Deadline .