First project under pact is drama series Stl, based on Gaumont’s French-language feature 36 Quai Des Orfèvres
Gaumont, the studio behind the Netflix drama Narcos
, has finalised a first-look agreement with screenwriter, producer, and director Christopher McQuarrie
and producing partner Heather McQuarrie
McQuarrie will write, direct, and produce multiple scripted drama projects for the studio under the new pact, Gaumont’s president of television Us Gene Stein
The first project to go into development under the pact is Stl (working title) a TV drama series adaptation of Gaumont’s César Award-nominated feature film, 36 Quai Des Orfèvres
, centred on the gritty criminal underworld, and the ruthless competition between the cops at the Criminal Investigations Division.
Chris McQuarrie will direct, with both Chris and Heather attached as executive producers. Ben Ripley
, know for Source Code
, will serve as writer and executive producer.
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