Hitman 2 finds its writer

Things are moving forward on the sequel to 2007 action pic Hitman with Kyle Ward  reportedly hired to write a script.

It was said that the first film’s producers, Adrian Askarieh, Daniel Alter and Chuck Gordon, will return, but there has been no word as of yet if stars Timothy Olyphant and Olga Kurylenko will return to the franchise.

Ward’s credits include the upcoming films  Kane & Lynch, which will star Bruce Willis and also the film Fiasco Heights.