, Brooklyn’s Finest) has been tapped as the director of Consent to Kill, a spy thriller to be produced by CBS Films in conjunction with Lorenzo Dibonaventura. Consent to Kill will be the first big-screen adaptation of Vince Flynn’s popular Mitch Rapp series of novels. The Rapp books, full of intrigue, high stakes and action, have routinely appeared on The New York Times bestseller list and resulted in Flynn being a story consultant on the fifth season of 24. Jonathan Lemkin
is the screenwriter, just as he was for Fuqua’s Shooter
. Hit the jump for more script details as well as my thoughts on this latest attempt by CBS Films to establish itself in the industry.
Consent to Kill was the fifth book in the Rapp series but so far it is unclear if the plot will hew to the original where Rapp, slowed with a knee injury,