The original film of "36 Quai des Orfevres" was a French hit and was nominated for eight Cesars last year. That maybe one reason that encourages Marc Forster to line up its remake. As for his version, it will center on cops competing for a promotion. The two former friends now work for different departments, and are determined to catch a gang of violent robbers in order to get the job they're after.
To help him in the making process, there is Dean Georgaris to write the script, and Robert De Niro and Georgaris' Penn to serve as producers.