Here are two promo posters and an official synopsis for Tyler Perry's I. Alex Cross, the reboot of the Alex Cross franchise. The movie is based on the James Patterson novel of the same name, and is being directed by Rob Cohen (The Skulls, Fast and the Furious) from a script written by Kerry Williamson and Marc Moss. Edward Burns, Jean Reno and Matthew Fox are also set to star in the film.
“Crusading Detective/Psychologist ALEX CROSS (Tyler Perry) meets his match against the psychotic, mob hit man, MICHAEL SULLIVAN aka THE BUTCHER. As Cross investigates the hit man’s gruesome murders, Sullivan decides to send him a deadly message by murdering his wife in cold blood. Now enraged, Cross vows to hunt down the killer if it’s the last thing he does. However, Sullivan is a serial killing mastermind and continues to evade Cross while pushing him to an ethical breaking point as a cop and father. As Cross closes in on the killer, he discovers evidence that points to the unimaginable—a revelation that could change everything. With unstoppable action, and unforeseeable twists, this suspenseful action thriller will keep you on the edge of your seat.’
Production begins in August the film is scheduled for release in 2012.