Blake Masters, the creator of Showtime's Brotherhood, has been set to adapt 2 Guns, the Boom! Studios graphic novel for Universal.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Marc Platt is producing the crime thriller via his Marc Platt Prods. banner along with Boom! co-founders Andrew Cosby and Ross Richie.
2 Guns, written by Steven Grant with art by Mat Santolouco, follows a DEA agent and an undercover naval intelligence officer who are unwittingly investigating each other and who steal mob money for the good guys. They realize later that the mob actually got them to swipe $50 million from the CIA.
The project is targeted to be a throwback to classic '80s buddy cop movies in the vein of Lethal Weapon and 48 Hours, but with a modern spin.
No production date has been set.