AMAZON TEAMS UP WITH WARNER BROS. TV TO ADAPT ‘THE DEPARTED’ INTO TV SERIES

August 23, 2016 The Unbiased Writer

thedeparted-amazon-seriesAmazon has partnered with Warner Bros. TV and Brad Pitt’s Plan B for an adaptation of Martin Scorsese’s 2006 Oscar-winning film, The Departed. The film will be turned into a drama series for Amazon Video, which will mark the first time Warner’s TV division has co-produced a project with Amazon. The series will be penned by Jason Richman and focus on a ‘young cop who infiltrates a Latino gang in Chicago and battles the gang’s own plant in the police department.’ The original film won the Academy Awards for Best Picture, Director, Adapted Screenplay and Editing, in addition to garnering a Best Supporting Actor nomination for Wahlberg. Stay tuned for updates!

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