The Professionals

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The Professionals: Lionsgate UK developing big screen transfer

  • Lionsgate UK has acquired the rights to the 1970s British TV series, "The Professionals" and is developing a big screen adaptation.

  • The story, which will be an "origins" one, will follow former special ops mercenary Bodie and counter terrorism detective Doyle, as they unite in their first mission for covert British security unit CI5.

  • Filming is set to take place later this year in the U.K.