Wesley Snipes and direct Abel Ferrara are reuniting on action-thriller Game of Death , reports Variety . It's their first project together since Ferrara's 1990 cult pic King of New York . Snipes will star as a politician's bodyguard who must fend off five of the world's top assassins. Zoe Bell and Robert Davi co-star. The film, written by James Agnew, started shooting this week in Detroit.