BANDITS (????)

Based on the New York times bestseller from novelist ELMORE LEONARD, whose previous novels include, GET SHORTY, JACKIE BROWN, OUT OF SIGHT and 3:10 TO YUMA, BANDITS is currently being adapted for the screen by MITCH GLAZER (Rock the Kasbah).

The story follows JACK DELANEY, with BRUCE WILLIS set to play the lead role, a reformed jewel thief who is working as a mortician at his brother-in-law's funeral home in New Orleans.Things get much more exciting when he's dispatched to a leper's hospital to pick up a corpse that turns out to be very much alive. The "deceased" is the one-time squeeze of a Nicaraguan colonel who's ordered her death for trying to infect him. With the help of a radical ex-nun and an ex-cop DELANEY gets the idea of spiriting away with some of the colonel's millions as well as helping the young woman escape his guns and goons.