Jonathan Lynn is directing the story of an uptight hitman who falls for his intended victim from a screenplay by Lucinda Coxon based on Pierre Salvadori's 1993 French film Cible Emouvante that earned two Cesar nominations. Eileen Atkins, Martin Freeman and Gregor Fisher round out the key cast.
Martin Pope and Michael Rose of Magic Light Pictures are producing and the shoot will take place at Twickenham Film Studios and on location in London and the Isle Of Man.
Odyssey Entertainment is handling international sales and Cinetic Media holds North American rights. Entertainment holds UK rights.
Wild Target is a CinemaNX and Isle Of Man Film Presentation, in association with Entertainment Film Distributors, of a Magic Light Pictures production with Matador Pictures and Cinema Four in association with Regent Capital.