Kevin Tancharoen has been locked to helm The Guns Of Christmas Past. The Andrew Hilton script might have been inspired by A Christmas Carol, but it takes liberties. The film revolves around a retired hitman who returns to Chicago on Christmas Eve to avenge the death of his friend. During his mission, he must fight his way past three unlikely adversaries from his past, present, and future. In the process, he finds out who he really is.

Zev Foreman and Nicolas Chartier will produce for Voltage Pictures, which is also financing. Foreman is the producer of Andrew Niccol’s upcoming Ethan Hawke-starrer Good Kill and he exec produced Dallas Buyers Club with Chartier. Chartier also exec produced Don Jon and produced the Academy Award-winning The Hurt Locker. Babacar Diene will also be overseeing the project for Voltage.

Tancharoen is coming off directing the second season of Warner Bros’ hit digital series Mortal Kombat: Legacy, which he adapted from the fictional universe of the Mortal Kombat video game franchise. He also directed Glee: The 3D Concert Movie from the Glee Live! In Concert! tour featuring the TV show cast. He also directed the Fame remake. Scribe Hilton also has Bullet Run set with Voltage, and has The Lost Patrol at Legendary. Tancharoen is repped by Verve and Myman Greenspan. Hilton’s repped by attorney Craig A. Kessler.