Amazon Wants To Adapt THE DEPARTED For Series

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Amazon are looking to raise their profile with an adaption of an oscar winning film – The Departed.

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The project centers on a young cop who goes undercover to infiltrate a ruthless Latino gang, which simultaneously plants its own man in the police department. Set in present-day Chicago amidst the shifting tides of warring ethnic drug gangs, the gritty, suspenseful drama follows these two embattled moles as they attempt to fulfill their mission and stay alive.

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A timeline for production has yet to be released. It is interested to note that The Departed is itself based on a critically acclaimed Hong Kong film Infernal Affairs.

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SOURCE: HollywoodReporter.com