The Kingdom: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Michael Mann and helmer Peter Berg are teaming up on the thriller The Kingdom for Universal Pictures.

Mann will produce the feature through his Forward Pass shingle, with Berg directing. Berg most recently directed the football drama Friday Night Lights.

Matthew Michael Carnahan has been brought on to write the screenplay for The Kingdom based on an idea brought to the studio by Berg and Mann. The Kingdom follows the story of a team of U.S. government officials who work with a Middle Eastern government to investigate a bombing.