Joe Carnahan ("The Grey," "Smokin' Aces") is in negotiations to direct "Sugar Bandits" at Universal Pictures.
Chuck Hogan is adapting his own novel "Devils in Exile" for the script, which centers on Iraq War veteran Neal Maven who is now living in Boston and stuck in dead-end jobs.
Maven and some other soldiers team up in a scheme to rip off local drug dealers, destroying the product and grabbing their money.
Marc Shmuger and Tom McNulty are producing.
Source: Heat Vision