USA’s newest show Shooter has just been greenlit. The one-hour drama is based on Stephen Hunter’s bestselling novel Point of Impact.
Ryan Phillippe will star as Bob Lee Swagger, an expert marksman and former Marine living in exile, who is recruited to return to action after the Secret Service learn of a plot to assassinate the President. Omar Epps plays Isaac Johnson, Swagger’s former commanding officer who is now Secret Service Agent.
While building a rich conspiracy theory throughout the first season, Shooter will also explore the definition and evolution of a hero through the iconic Bob Lee Swagger. Mark Wahlberg, who starred in the 2007 film of the same name, will executive-produce the series.