Actor Kevin Costner is in negotiations to play the lead role in Ariel Vromen's Criminal.
The actor will play a dangerous and unpredictable criminal who finds himself in unfamiliar territory when a dead CIA operative's skills, secrets and memories are implanted into his brain, with the government agency hoping that he will finish the mission for them, reports the Wrap.
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Costner was last seen in Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit and Man of Steel.
He also stars in legal drama Black and White and the sports drama MacFarland.