Nick Cassavetes To Direct ‘Brothers In Crime’ Adaptation For Valhalla & Universal Cable Prods

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As adaptations go, Gale Anne Hurd has a pretty good record. Among other credits, the executive producer of AMC’s ratings behemoth The Walking Dead helped guide the Robert Kirkman co-created comic series to the small screen. Now it’s straight outta Sweden as the Valhalla Entertainment chief and Universal Cable Productions are bringing the Euro crime drama Tusenbröder stateside as Brothers In Crime. The Other Women director Nick Cassavetes is set to helm and EP the TV series with Warrior writer Cliff Dorfman handling the screenplay and EPing also. Tusenbröder writer Lars Lundström will serve as co-EP on Brothers In Crime.

valhalla-entertainment-logoThe project is part of Valhalla’s nearly 3-year old exclusive pod deal with UCP. Hurd’s company and UCP are currently developing Hunters, which has a 13-episode straight-to-series order at Syfy. Based on the Alien Hunter novel by Whitley Strieber, Hunters is set to debut next year.

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