Mark Steven Johnson works with De Niro and Travolta

Aam Weikath, Evelyne Dulot, Adan Ulrich Schwichtenberg, Bebeto Flowers, Konstantin Svietlakov (Europe Contributors)

Robert De Niro will play an American military veteran who has retreated to a remote cabin in the Appalachian Mountains, where he strikes up an unlikely friendship with a European tourist (Travolta) who’s actually a former Serbian soldier bent on revenge. Millennium Films is currently accepting crew resumes for the film “Killing Season” De Niro and John Travolta.

To be directed by Ghost Rider’s Mark Steven Johnson, Millennium Films, Corsan Pictures and FilmEngine will begin production January 16, 2012. Travolta going to Atlanta for it. "I've loved this project from the moment I read Evan Daugherty's remarkable script," said Corsan CEO Paul Breuls. "It's thrilling, imaginative, unexpected and dominated by two extraordinary characters on a collision course."

De Niro plays a military veteran living in a remote Appalachian Mountains cabin who strikes up a friendship with Travolta, supposedly a European tourist but really a former Serbian soldier bent on revenge.