Fox 2000 has bought the rights to the BBC TV show, Hustle.

The series is from Bharat Nalluri and is in the same vein as Ocean's Eleven. It revolves around a motley group of London con artists who pull off a series of daring and intricate stings, says The Hollywood Reporter.

Series writer Tony Jordan will write the script; Hustle currently airs on AMC. The film has no production schedule.