Harrison Ford Climbs Aboard Walden's "Manhunt"

According to Variety, Harrison Ford has signed on to star in the historical drama "Manhunt" for Walden Media. Based on James L. Swanson's upcoming book "Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer," and adapted for the screen by Mike Rich, the project is presently looking for a director.

"Project will focus on the tense days after Lincoln's assassination in 1865 and follow the New York Cavalry as it solves the mystery that eventually leads to John Wilkes Booth, uncovering a plot that threatens to plunge the nation back into war. Conger was in command of the troops when they tracked down Booth in a Virginia barn 12 days after Lincoln was shot."

Mr. Swanson's book should hit the shelves in February.

Comments

VML

Victoria Leduc

A movie before the book is released? That's not how it goes!

Sep 21 - 08:06 AM

Saint_Angst

Brandon Rowells

Hm... This actually sounds pretty cool. I'll be looking forward to it.

Sep 21 - 09:44 AM

lovelykeira

Ken Schrock

Hell yea this sounds pretty damn sweet. Just get a good director and supporting cast and all is good.

Sep 21 - 02:30 PM

glenbo

Glen Parris

Old man Harrison is actually doing something that sounds good. Geese, it's been a while. But Spielberg is coming out with a biopic of Lincoln with Liam Neeson so it will be interesting to see how these two collide. As for the movie, it seems promising. How about Tommy Lee Jones as John Wilkes Booth? A reversal of The Fugitive. ALL HAIL IRONY

Sep 22 - 08:13 AM

MC.

mc mc

An intresting role for Ford.

Hey, at least he's looking for something good after his last few movies..yikes.

Oct 2 - 09:05 AM

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