Jonathan Levine is currently in negotiations to direct "Dead Spy Running" says Twitchfilm.
Jamie Moss and Stephen Gaghan wrote the adapted screenplay of British author Jon Stock's spy novel, the first in a trilogy and that is supposed to reinvent the spy genre by telling the origin story of a newly trained agent--mixing the grittiness of Robert Ludlum with John le Carré's wry wit.
The story has the protagonist running the London Marathon, where a fellow racer is strapped with explosives. The aftermath leads to a globe-trotting adventure to clear the name of the man's father.
Gaghan was previously supposed to direct but has since moved on. Kevin McCormick and McG will