Relativity Media has acquired rights to the film adaptation of Tom Clancy's hit novel "Without Remorse", which previously was set up at Paramount Pictures.
Pulling out "Without Remorse" from the state of being trapped in development hell, Relativity Media has announced Thursday, May 17 that the big screen project is getting set up under its banner from now on alongside period epic "Mary Queen of Scots."
An adaptation of Tom Clancy's best-selling novel of the same title, pic takes focus on former Navy SEAL and CIA operative John Kelly, code-named Mr. Clark, who first appeared in 1994's "Clear and Present Danger." It initially was developed at Paramount Pictures with John Singleton attached to helm, but sadly being put into turnaround last year by the giant company.
In bringing up the project to the surface, Relativity has already appointed "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" scribe Stuart Beattie while is out to directors on the current incarnation. The studio's exec Ryan Kavanaugh is said to have come onboard to produce alongside Michael Ovitz.