The remake, which has a female twist to the original, is said to be a blistering thriller that blends espionage with extraordinary stunts. It will focus on an assassin who is sworn to protect a young woman she accidentally blinded during a mob hit years prior.
John Woo returns to direct the remake on his own film which comes from Universal Pictures. eOne’s Mark Gordon and Matt Jackson will produce with Luc Etienne serving as executive producer.
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The 1989 Hong Kong action thriller, was written and directed by Woo focused on Mob assassin Jeffrey (Chow Yun-Fat). A hired gun; the best in his business, he views his chosen profession as a calling rather than simply a job.