Universal Lands Mob Thriller Burns

Morgan Creek Prods. has picked up the mob thriller script “Gregory Burns” for Universal Pictures to distribute says The Hollywood Reporter.

The story centers on the title character, an Arizona cop who goes undercover to take down a Los Angeles-based Russian crime family.

Rand Ravich (“The Astronaut’s Wife,” TV’s “Life”) penned the script which has been a hot property amongst film development executives for several years.