Common has introduced that Lupin‘s Omar Sy will lead John Woo’s reimagining of his 1989 crime drama The Killer for Peacock.
The unique movie written and directed by means of Woo watches because the disenchanted murderer Ah Jong (Chow Yun-fat) accepts one closing hit, in hopes of the usage of his income to revive imaginative and prescient to the singer (Sally Yeh) he by accident blinded. Main points as to the reimagining’s plot have no longer been disclosed. However Woo returns to direct the pic introduced previous this 12 months as one in every of 3 Common originals set to debut on Peacock in 2023. He additionally serves as its manufacturer.
The screenplay used to be written by means of writing companions Matthew Stuecken and Josh Campbell (10 Cloverfield Lane), in addition to Eran Creevy (Welcome to the Punch, Collide) and Brian Helgeland (42, Legend). Common Footage’ Senior Vice President of Manufacturing Construction Sara Scott and Inventive Construction Government Jacqueline Garell are overseeing the mission on behalf of the studio.
Sy is a French actor who rocketed to world stardom along with his efficiency in The Intouchables, which led him to develop into the primary Black thesp to win the César for Best possible Actor. He recently stars in Netflix’s Lupin, one of the most streamer’s maximum watched non-English language sequence, which has been renewed for a 3rd installment. He maximum just lately seemed in the WWI drama Father & Soldier, which had its global premiere on the 2022 Cannes Movie Pageant, additionally generating the pic via his Korokoro manufacturing banner.
Sy is represented by means of CAA and Adequat in France, in addition to lawyer Warren Dern at Sloane, Be offering, Weber & Dern.