James McAvoy Stars in ‘Wanted’ Adaptation

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.