Benedict Cumberbatch Tapped for Blood Mountain 0

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According to a recent Variety report, actor Benedict Cumberbatch has been cast in a new thriller from Mongol and Seventh Son director Sergei Bodrov. The film is titled Blood Mountain, and is based on a script penned by The Last Hurrah writer Jonathan W. Stokes.

The reported synopsis of the film indicates that it will follow a private military contractor, whose special forces team is ambushed and killed during a cover raid, which forces him to escort one of the worlds most wanted terrorists on his own, both of them finding the need to set aside their differences as they fight for survival against insurgents and rival mercenaries who want their heads.

Source: Variety.com