State of Play: According to The Hollywood Reporter, the award-winning BBC miniseries "State of Play" will get the big-screen treatment courtesy of Universal Pictures.

"State," which tackles the intersection of politics and journalism, revolves around an elected government official and his former campaign manager-turned-journalist for a high-profile national paper. When two seemingly unrelated slayings are linked by a single phone call, the two friends find themselves on opposite sides of an investigation.