Joel Silver Is Full Of “Conviction”

Warner Bros. and Silver Pictures have acquired Jonathan Herman’s prison thriller spec script “Conviction” reports the trades.

The story follows a bank robber who is serving five years in prison for a heist gone bad who is approached by an FBI agent to set up his criminal protoge who is in the midst of another high-dollar heist.

The film is said to contain elements of “Heat” and “Donnie Brasco”. Joel Silver and Andrew Rona will produce.