Washington, Aug 13 ANI | 3 months ago

Movie based on Don Pendleton's 900-volume novel series 'Mack Bolan' launched in 1969 finally may happen, as screenwriter Shane Salerno recently acquired rights to develop a feature film series.

The 41-year-old screenwriter, who will write and produce the movie series, said that his aim was to make a "relevant, grounded and gritty, real-world PG-13 action-drama film series", Deadline.com reported.

Salerno added that he wanted to start working on the movie quickly to get underway with a trilogy, after finishing co-writing the 'Avatar' sequel with James Cameron.

The role of elite anti-terrorist operative protagonist, Bolan, was expected to be filled by Steve McQueen, Sylvester Stallone, Clint Eastwood and Vin Diesel at one time or another in its 40 years term.

(Posted on 13-08-2014)

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