Willis for Kane and Lynch

Bruce Willis confirmed for video game adaptation.

Bruce Willis is negotiating to star in a big screen transfer of the video game ‘Kane and Lynch: Dead Men.’

Simon Crane will make his feature directing debut after serving as second unit director and stunt coordinator on such films as ‘Hancock,’ ‘Mr. & Mrs. Smith,”‘ ‘Troy’ and ‘X-Men: The Last Stand.’

Willis will play Adam “Kane” Marcus, a mercenary who makes an unlikely alliance with schizophrenic killer James Lynch. The pair are forced on a mission to retrieve a stolen microchip.

Kyle Ward wrote the script. Filmmakers are now looking to set an actor to play Lynch, and shooting will begin before year’s end.

EXTRAS: Launched in November, ‘Kane and Lynch’ has so far sold 2 million copies worldwide.