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A "Thief" Project for Will Smith

March 23, 2006 07:19:09 GMT

Universal Pictures has attached Will Smith to star in a feature adaptation of the TV series "It Takes a Thief," reports Variety


When it comes to "Thief", Will Smith is just perfect for Universal Pictures. The studio reportedly has attached the Hollywood actor to star in a feature adaptation of the TV series "It Takes a Thief" which original version ran from 1968 to 1970.

Besides starring in, Smith also is on board producing alongside his Overbrook Entertainment partner James Lassiter, Kevin Misher, John Davis and Joe Singer. Set to write the script is David Elliot and Paul Lovett.

The drama action flick will see Smith playing a charming rogue who is blackmailed by the government into doing covert larceny for the good of his country. The film will moreover put the professional thief in the employment of the CIA.

© AceShowbiz.com




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