Dujardin, Besson Team On “French Detective”

“The Artist” actor Jean Dujardin and action filmmaker Luc Besson are teaming for the new TV series “The French Detective” from EuropaCorp TV Studios.

Besson will make his TV directorial debut on the project based on James Patterson’s Luc Moncrief mysteries with ABC giving the project a put pilot commitment.

Bill Collage, Adam Cooper and Jonathan Collier are penning the ‘light procedural drama’ which follows charming Parisian detective Luc Moncrief (Dujardin) who joins the NYPD to star a new life. Luc will try to keep his past in the past while solving crimes in New York City.

The three writers will executive produce along with with Besson, Patterson, Leopoldo Gout and Bill Robinson.

Source: EuropaCorp TV