Charlize Theron is reportedly in talks to replace Brad Pitt for the lead role in the upcoming flick The Gray Man.
Based on the book, the upcoming action thriller is about a male CIA agent, who turns into assassin to protect the lives of his children, he never knew he had, the Independent reports.
It is said that the Sony bosses were so much impressed by Mad Max: Fury Road actress that the script, originally written by Anthony and Joe Russoe, of Captain America: The Winter Soldier fame, has been slightly re jigged so that she can take on the CIA agent role.
Theron next major venture will be in the The Huntsman next year, a spin-off to 2012's Snow White and The Huntsman.
It is said that the forthcoming thriller is currently in the development, without any release date.