Warner Bros. and Silver Pictures have acquired Conviction, a spec script by screenwriter Jonathan Herman, reports Variety.
The story follows a mastermind bank robber who serves five years in prison following a botched heist. He is forced by an FBI agent to entrap his protege, who’s in the midst of a multimillion-dollar job.
Joel Silver will produce with Andrew Rona. Alex Heineman will be an executive producer, along with Luber Roklin Entertainment’s Stephen Crawford and Matt Luber.