Privately backed Resurgent Film Group has launched a new media company and will adapt The Lions Of Lucerne by author Brad Thor.

The story centres on a Navy SEAL turned Secret Service operative who goes after the people who kidnapped the US President.

Resurgent has brought on post-production expert Des Carey to serve as president, Destination Films founder Brent Baum as COO, actor Matthew Marsden as evp of development and Thor as executive chairman.