McTiernan helms Shrapnel September 10, 2010 John McTiernan attached to Shrapnel… John McTiernan has signed on to direct the action thriller Shrapnel. According to Variety, the film follows two war vets engaged in a “deadly game of cat and mouse”. Evan Daughtery is writing the script forthe film.Paul Breuls’ Belgium-based Corsan and Film Engine is financing the film. “We are pleased to have John McTiernan on board, whose track record is consistent with the calibre of quality film-makers that Corsan is committed to supporting,” Bruels said. McTiernan’s credits include Die Hard, Predator and The Hunt For Red October.