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Ridley Scott in talks to direct ‘The Prisoner’ film

Ridley Scott is in talks to helm the movie adaptation of popular 1960s TV show "The Prisoner".

By: PTI | Los Angeles | Published: January 13, 2016 10:41:26 am
Ridley Scott, thr prisoner, Ridley Scott movies, Ridley Scott upcoming movies, Ridley Scott director, Ridley Scott news, entertainment news Filmmaker Ridley Scott is in talks to helm the movie adaptation of popular 1960s TV show “The Prisoner”. (Source: Reuters)

Filmmaker Ridley Scott is in talks to helm the movie adaptation of popular 1960s TV show “The Prisoner”.

The 78-year-old “Martian” director is in early negotiations, reported Deadline.

The Patrick McGoohan series revolved around prisoner Number Six, a former government agent trapped in an isolated and eerie village.

The casting of the film is already in the pipeline at Universal Studios.

Drafts for the film’s screenplay have previously been worked on by Edge of Tomorrow’s Christopher McQuarrie and The Departed’s William Monahan.

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