Gaumont has picked up the bestselling Joseph Finder novel Paranoia and signed on Barry Levy to write the adaptation.
According to Variety, the story centers on a young man who funds a lavish retirement party for a co-worker with company funds and is caught by his boss. Accused of embezzlement, he agrees to spy for the boss to avoid prosecution. He is forced to infiltrate a rival company and steal information on a top-secret project.
No production date has been set.