March 28, 2011
Hardy, Bulter, Statham, Oldman & Neeson Being Courted For The Professionals
Deadline reports Lionsgate UK has gained the rights to the British television show The Professionals. It will be an an origin story, showing how ex-Spec Ops mercenary Bodie and counter-terrorism detective Doyle unite to work for covert UK security unit CI5. Currently the studio is looking for a director while they've been talking with Tom Hardy, Gerard Bulter, Jason Statham, Gary Oldman and Liam Neeson for roles.