Michael B Jordan To Star In And Direct 'The Silver Bear' Adaptation

Author |Oct 18, 2018

The 'Black Panther' star will take on the role of the dangerous assassin Columbus in the movie based on the books of the same name by Derek Haas, with Frank Baldwin penning the script.

The Silver Bear adaptation will feature Black Panther and Creed II star Michael B Jordan as the deadly hitman Columbus. Simultaneously, the tennis superstar is also in charge of an executive director.

Michael B. Jordan starring in and producing The Silver Bear adaptation
Michael B. Jordan will star in and produce The Silver Bear adaptation

The follow-up based on the series with the same name by "Wanted" and "3:10 to Yuma" written by Derek Haas author. It focused on a hitman named Columbus, who tracked a leading politician and took charge of killing presidential candidate Abe Man. Frank Baldwin penned the script.

Chairman Joe Drake, Lionsgate Motion Picture Group shared that The Silver Bear is worth experiencing on the big screen. And no one except for Michael is the “perfect movie star” to take on this dynamic character and bring the audience into the photographic world of Columbus.

"We're honored when having the great chance to co-operate with Michael and Nickel City in bringing this exciting property to life.", he added.

Previously, the 31-year-old actor once got fame in the role of shooting victim Oscar Grant in “Fruitvale Station”, the villain Erik Killmonger in “Black Panther” and boxer Adonis Creed in “Creed”.

In addition, Michael B Jordan is set to produce the hitman drama alongside Josh Appelbaum, Akiva Goldsman and Andre Nemec.


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