Whoa! Sylvester Stallone, Walter Hill, and Joel Silver Start ‘Bullet To The Head’ This Month

June 13th, 2011 by Graham McMorrow

bullettotheheadJoel Silver‘s Dark Castle Entertainment has partnered with IM Global and After Dark Films on the Sylvester Stallone film Headshot, Walter Hill has signed on to direct, he’s the man behind classics like Red Heat, The Warriors and 48 Hrs.

Based on the graphic novel Bullet to the Head, written by Matz and illustrated by Colin Wilson, it tells the story of a New Orleans hitman (Stallone) and a New York City cop who form an alliance to bring down the killers of their respective partners.  The film is scheduled to begin production on location in Louisiana later this month

As for the title which may undergo a change, THR doesn’t report on a new one, but does say the film was formerly called Headshot so we will go with that for now.

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