Frank Grillo signed for action spy-thriller 'MR-9' based on Bangladeshi novel

American actor Frank Grillo, who is known for his work in 'Captain America',

'The Purge' and 'Copshop', will be soon seen in the action movie titled 'MR-9'

the shooting for which will soon begin in the US and Bangladesh.

Writer-director Asif Akbar's spy action-thriller is based on the popular

Masud Rana novels written by late novelist Qazi Anwar Hussain.

Plot details are being kept under wraps but

we understand Grillo will play the nemesis of secret agent Rana - code name MR-9

Dhonghsho Pahar', originally published in 1966.

Hussain published 550 novels published in the series, which is influenced by the James Bond franchise.