According to The Hollywood Reporter, Foxx is looking to play Kane opposite Bruce Willis's Lynch in the video game adaptation.
The title centres on death row inmate Kane who is broken out of prison by his former associates along with a schizophrenic killer named Lynch. The pair look for a stolen fortune while Lynch acts as the group's watchdog in order to save his wife and daughter.
Veteran stunt co-ordinator and second unit director Simon Crane is helming the project.
The movie is to be produced by Willis and his brother David along with Daniel Alter and Adrian Askarieh.