James Cameron will executive produce the series with Jon Landau and Rae Sanchini. René Echevarria wrote the pilot and will also executive produce. René Echevarria was an executive producer on James Cameron's only TV venture, Dark Angel, and he will also be tapped as the showrunner if True Lies gets picked up to series.
No plot details were given, but it was said that the project is currently being shopped around to networks. James Cameron's Lightstorm Entertainment and 20th Century Fox Television are producing the series.
The 1994 movie starred Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jamie Lee Curtis and Tom Arnold. The movie centered on family man Harry Tasker (Schwarzenegger) who lives a secret life as a spy and, when he learns that his wife (Curtis) is seeking adventure, Tasker decides to give his wife just that, while accidentally involving her in a Middle Eastern terrorist threat.
We'll be sure to keep you posted with any further details surrounding a True Lies TV series as soon as we have more information.