Writer/producer Akiva Goldsman continues working on the long in development live action adaptation of "Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six" novel (1998) and subsequent tactical first-person shooter video games, for a Paramount feature, focusing on an international counter-terrorist unit, starring Ryan Reynolds ("Deadpool"):
"...'Rainbow' is an international counter-terrorism operation hosted by 'NATO' and funded by money funneled through the 'US Department of the Interior'.
"The Rainbow base of operations is located in Hereford, England, due to the UK being one of the most accessible countries in the world and having one of the world's foremost special forces units. Most of the characters in Rainbow are American or British, though the NATO countries of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Canada, and the NATO ally of Israel have at least one representative each.
"One 'Director' oversees the entire operation, and one 'Deputy Director' is second in command. Rainbow is portrayed as the 'blacker than black' operations, working off its own intelligence services.
"When Rainbow is called upon for help from another country's government to deal with a terrorist situation, usually only one of the two teams will be sent.
"Both teams have an officer as team leader and a senior 'NCO' as second in command. Not including the team leader, each team is made up of ten men, with two snipers..."
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