Pierce Brosnan In Final Talks For 'The Matador'[Tuesday, May 6th, 2003]
Pierce Brosnan is in final talks to star in Stratus Film Co.'s The Matador, according to Hollywood Reporter. New York-based filmmaker Richard Shepard wrote and will direct.
'Matador' is a thriller that follows the unusual friendship between two very different men set against an international backdrop. Brosnan will play Julian Noble, a hit man who has a breakdown while on assignment in Mexico City. There, he crosses paths with an ordinary, married businessman from Denver with problems of his own.
A year-end start date is being planned with a budget of $20 million-$25 million.
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