Fox International Productions will reboot Hitman under the name Agent 47, marking the franchise's second fling with the silver screen.
According to a report on Deadline, Paul Walker will play Agent 47, who is best known for his role in The Fast and the Furious.
The film will be directed by Aleksander Bach, and written by Michael Finch and Skip Woods. Woods also wrote the screenplay for the 2007 Hitman film.
According to the report, shooting for Agent 47 will commence in Berlin and Singapore this Northern Summer. The original Hitman film grossed $100 million worldwide.