Phillip Noyce will direct Relativity’s action film Hunter Killer, set to commence shooting towards the end of the year.

Based on the novel Firing Point by George Wallac and Don Keith, the story follows an untested submarine captain who gets involved in a mission to thwart a rogue Russian general. Noyce’s credits include Salt, Patriot Games and Clear And Present Danger.

Original Film’s Neal Moritz and Toby Jaffe are producing alongside Relativity head Ryan Kavanaugh