McQuarrie & Gaumont Team On “STL” Series

Gaumont (“Hannibal,” “Narcos”) have signed a first-look deal with “Jack Reacher” and “Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation” writer/director Christopher McQuarrie and his producing partner Heather McQuarrie.

The deal will see the critically-acclaimed filmmaker write, direct and produce multiple scripted drama projects for Gaumont starting with the TV drama series “STL,” a remake of gritty French crime drama “36 Quai des Orfevres”.

The series deals with the ruthless competition between cops at the Criminal Investigations Division. Both the McQuarries and “Source Code” scribe Ben Ripley will executive produce with Ripley penning the script.

Source: Variety