James McAvoy Stars in ‘Wanted’ Adaptation

Posted August 18, 2006 8:32 pm by Glumpuddle

SuperHeroHype.com reports that James McAvoy (Tumnus) has landed the lead role in Universial’s adaptation of the comic book series by Mark Millar and J.G. Jones “Wanted.” The story follows a put-upon young man who discovers that his long-lost father is an assassin. After his dad is murdered, the son is recruited into a covert organization of killers and trained to follow in his father’s footsteps. Production is set to begin in early 2007 with a budget of nearly $100 Million. Read the full story here.