Actor Gerard Butler has reportedly been roped in star in the upcoming FBI thriller The Bricklayer. According to reports, the Hollywood star will play a rogue former agent, who is called in to help battle a criminal group that is demanding an escalating series of multi-million dollar ransom payments.
The movie The Bricklayer is based on the the best-selling novel written by former FBI agent Noah Boyd. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Millenium Films has acquired the rights of the novel and attached Gerard Butler for the lead role. This movie is the first to be assembled by Mark Gill, since he became the president of Millennium Films.
However, Hanna Weg (Enigma) is adapting the novel for the big screen. Gerard Butler, Alan Siegel and Danielle Robinson are producing the film The Bricklayer. The story of the movie is about Steve Vail, who is a former FBI agent and is working as a Chicago bricklayer, whom the agency reaches out to help track down and combat the criminal gang.