According to Variety, Warner Independent Pictures and Mission Entertainment have closed a deal with Canal Plus for rights to remake the 1996 Andre Techine-directed thriller Les Voleurs.

Larry Gross has been set to write Thieves, an Americanized version of the original film.

The new version will be set in New Orleans but will follow the original's theme of a black sheep son born into a family of thieves, who becomes a cop. The original starred Catherine Deneuve