The Hollywood Reporter recently announced that not only is there a Deathstroke film in the works but also The Raid director Gareth Evans is in early talks to write and direct a solo film based on the assassin. The film would be a starring vehicle for Joe Manganiello but no deals have been completed.
Deathstroke (Slade Joseph Wilson) is a fictional super villain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. The character was created by Marv Wolfman and George Pérez. He is a mercenary and assassin who first appeared in The New Teen Titans (vol. 1) #2 (1980)