Friday, March 4, 2011

MARK HARMON TO BECOME PREY!

MARK HARMON TO BECOME PREY!

PER USA NETWORK PRESS RELEASE:

USA Network has acquired the rights to develop a two-hour movie starring Mark Harmon based on the best-selling series of PREY novels by Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Sandford. The announcement was made today by Jeff Wachtel, president, USA original programming and co-head of original content, Universal Cable Productions. Michael Jaffe and Howard Braunstein of Jaffe-Braunstein Films, LTD (“The Informant,” “The Client List“) will produce the movie set to begin production in May.

Chris Gerolmo (“Citizen X,” “Mississippi Burning”) adapted the script from the novel. In addition to starring, Harmon will also executive produce alongside Jaffe and Braunstein.

“Mark Harmon could read the phone book and we’d probably want to put it on the air!” said Wachtel. “With Mark, Chris, Howard and Michael bringing to life the iconic character of Lucas Davenport – that really promises to be something special.”

There are over 20 bestsellers in the PREY series of novels. The movie is based on the 10th novel, CERTAIN PREY, where writer John Sandford pits his popular antihero, Minneapolis Deputy Police Chief Lucas Davenport, against a duo unlike any he’s ever encountered; a lethal hit woman and a ferociously cunning killer determined to hunt him down.

1 comment:

Josh Reynolds said...

Yep. That's pitch-perfect casting there, I think. Awesome.