Marking the English-language debut of Russian filmmaker Timur Bekmambetov (Night Watch), the film is based on a comic book miniseries by Mark Millar and J.G. Jones published by Top Cow. The Hollywood Reporter says the story follows a put-upon man (McAvoy) 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. Freeman will play Sloan, the lead assassin who trains McAvoy
Wanted has no official production schedule; a 2008 release has been set. Wanted
Wanted was released June 27th, 2008 and stars James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman, Angelina Jolie, Terence Stamp, Thomas Kretschmann, Common, Kristen Hager, Marc Warren. The film is directed by Timur Bekmambetov.