Top Cow’s ‘Crosshair’ Falls In the Crosshairs of Summit Entertainment
The studio behind Twilight and Red has picked up Top Cow‘s Crosshair to be made into a feature film. Summit Entertainment recently received $750 million in financing, which will allow the studio to produce a number of new films, and Crosshair is one of the first projects that Summit has announced.
David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman will be producing the film. The were two of the producer’s behind The Fighter. Morgan Foehl is writing the screenplay. Marc Silvestri and Jeff Katz wrote the original comic book.
After settling into the life of loving husband and devoted father in the suburbs, a former assassin for the CIA learns he’s been brainwashed to kill the President of the United States. To his horror, Justin Weller has discovered that in less than 48 hours something or someone will trigger his suppressed program and send him into deadly and irreversible action. Weller must discover his triggering mechanism and uncover who is behind the conspiracy that will pitch the world into chaos.
The comic was part of Top Cow’s 2010 Pilot Season. Read our review here.