del Toro & McQuarrie Are Champions

Along with the just announced “The Monster of Florence”, scribe Christopher McQuarrie (“The Usual Suspects”) will write and produce “The Champions” for United Artists.

McQuarrie and acclaimed filmmaker Guillermo del Toro (“Pan’s Labyrinth”) will co-write a feature film based on the late 60’s British TV series which follows the adventures of a team of secret government agents who are rescued from a Himalayan plane crash by an advanced civilization and given superhuman abilities.

Tom Cruise and Paula Wagner are producing.