JCVD’s Mechri Helms Alba’s “Insiders”

Mabrouk el Mechri (“JCVD”) is attached to direct “The Insiders”, a film adaptation of the Belgian spy thriller comic book reports Pajiba.

Director/producer Robert Rodriguez and actress Jessica Alba optioned the film rights to the series a few months ago. Rodriguez will produce and Alba will star in the film which follows Columbian spy/assassin Najah Cruz who has infiltrated a criminal organization composed of businessmen and politicians where she has become the bodyguard of the organization’s leader.

Alba next appears in Michael Winterbottom’s “The Killer Inside Me” as an abused prostitute, and a film adaptation of Aimee Bender’s “An Invisible Sign of My Own”.