Pierce Brosnan In Final Talks For 'The Matador'

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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