After what seems like a long period of no news, CBS have announced the writer and director for the film adaptation of American Assassin.
Michael Cuesta known for among others Kill the Messenger (2014) and Homeland (TV), Dexter (TV) has been signed as the Director of American Assassin.
Stephen Schiff will write the screenplay. Schiff has written other sscreenplays including Lolita, True Crime, and Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.
Filming is due to being later this year (2016)