Charles Segars' Sparkler Entertainment has picked up feature rights to a series of political action thriller novels by TV producer Gary Grossman with plans to develop it as a franchise.

According to Variety, Segars was an exec producer for both National Treasure films, which have grossed $800 million worldwide.

The books in the deal include "Executive Actions," "Executive Treason" and an upcoming third novel in the series.

No further production information was released.