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The "Rose" Grows at Warner Bros.

July 9, 2007, 7:21 am GMT

Warner Bros. Pictures will make a film version of NBC's miniseries "The Brotherhood of the Rose" adapted from the David Morrell espionage novel.


Breaching into the world of espionage, Warner Bros. Pictures is set to develop a new flick entitled "The Brotherhood of the Rose" based on the David Morrell novel which previously was turned into an NBC miniseries in the late 1980s.

Published in 1984, the original version tells about the story of two orphans who get raised by a CIA operative to be assassins only to become targets themselves. The miniseries followed five years later with Robert Mitchum, Peter Strauss, and Connie Sellecca toplining.

Names to star have not yet been made known and neither have those to pen and direct, but it is confirmed that Basil Iwanyk is on duty to produce via Thunder Road. A former Warner production exec, Iwanynk currently also has several other remakes on his development roster, including those of "Spies Like Us" and "Clash of the Titans."

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