Scott Z. Burns wrote the screenplay, which is adapted from The Man from U.N.C.L.E. TV series that ran from 1964 to 1968. The show followed the United Network Command for Law Enforcement (U.N.C.L.E.), which protected Earth from the evil organization Technological Hierarchy for the Removal of Undesirables and the Subjugation of Humanity (THRUSH).
No production schedule was given for The Man from U.N.C.L.E.