Netflix has exciting news for fans of the 2004 thriller film "Man on Fire" directed by Tony Scott and starring Denzel Washington. The streaming giant has announced that it will adapt the story into a television series. Based on books by A.J. Quinnell, the original narrative centers around former CIA operative John Creasy, who becomes the bodyguard of a young girl named Lupita in Mexico City. When Lupita is kidnapped, Creasy embarks on a violent and vengeful mission to bring the culprits to justice. The film gained notoriety for its intense action sequences and Washington's exceptional performance.
The upcoming show will consist of 8 episodes and will follow the story of John Creasy, a former mercenary on a quest for revenge after the death of his only friend. He must also protect his comrade's daughter from the same forces that destroyed her family. The project will be helmed by Kyle Killen, executive producer and writer, who is best known for co-creating the "Halo" live-action series.
While the cast for the series has not been confirmed, it will follow the plot of the first two books in the "Man on Fire" series, including "Man on Fire" and "The Perfect Kill." Fans of the original film and newcomers alike can anticipate an action-packed and riveting viewing experience.
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