Luc Besson to helm ‘The French Detective’ pilot
Los Angeles, Nov 15 : Luc Besson will lead a pilot of “The French Detective” for ABC studio.
Oscar winner Jean Dujardin will star the pilot, who also marks the director’s debut for Besson, Variety reported.
ABC recently acquired rights for James Patterson’s “The French Detective”, which follows detective Luc Moncrief, who moves to the United States and joins the New York Police Department.
Dujardin, who also makes his television debut in the United States, will play the role of Moncrief in the pilot.
The project is developed and produced by Bill Collage, Jonathan Collier and Adam Cooper.
Besson, Patterson, Leopoldo Gout and Bill Robinson are also executive producers.