Sam Raimi is in early talks to direct a remake of the 2010 French drama A Prophet for Sony Pictures and producer Neal Moritz.
The original French film starring Tahar Rahim centers on a man who becomes a mafia kingpin in prison. Neal H. Moritz and Toby Jaffe are producing.
The author is writing the screenplay for 20th Century Fox's adaptation of the John D. MacDonald novel series.
The author of the book the film was based on talks about Martin Scorsese, his new role as a producer and future projects.