Zak Penn, the guy responsible for writing X-Men: The Last Stand, has been tapped to write an hour-long action thriller for television. According to Variety, he will be writing this new series for Gail Berman and Lloyd Braun.

Penn's project is currently going under the title Section Eight. It will be a non-serialized take on the action genre along the lines of Mission: Impossible. Zak is preparing to write the screenplay as we speak, even thought it is not set up with any particular network.

Penn currently has a lot of projects on his plate. He is also writing the screenplays for The Avengers, The Incredible Hulk, and Spy Hunter. He also recently directed the improvisational poker comedy The Grand.

B. Alan Orange