Universal’s Violence Has New Creed

Universal has picked up the film rights to Boston Teran’s Western gangster novel “The Creed of Violence” says the trades.

The book, set in the 1930s West, is a father-and-son redemption story that follows a federal agent who catches a gunrunner and forces the man to lead him to the head mobster in Mexico.

What the agent doesn’t realize is that the gunrunner is his long-lost son.

Teran also has written “God Is a Bullet” and “River of Night”.