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Agent 47, a new movie based on the Hitman video game series, will still go ahead after Homeland star Rupert Friend signed up to play the titular role.

Paul Walker's death in November had led to concern over the future of the Agent 47 project, but Fox is believed to be confident that the popularity of the franchise will carry the pic even without a star in the lead.

It's unclear when production will begin, but prior to Walker's death everything was set for February. Aleksander Bach will direct.

The first Hitman movie had a budget of $25m, but went on to make $92m in takings.

Source: Variety

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WhatISayGoes

R.I.P Paul Walker.
Posted 22:26 on 10 January 2014
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MrSmileyFace

Despite the visual aspect, Timothy Olyphants' performance was stellar, leaving rather big boots to fill for the next film.
Posted 20:06 on 10 January 2014
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BritishWolf

didn't know there was a new one? Timothy Olyphant, although a good actor, looked nothing like 47. In my opinion they really need to go for someone who looks vaguely similar.
Posted 13:48 on 10 January 2014

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