Netflix is looking for a chronicle of The Jinx.
The streaming use has picked adult Mindhunter, a second play array from House of Cards creator David Fincher, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
Originally grown during HBO around Fox 21, a plan hails from Fincher and Charlize Theron’s Denver and Delilah banner. Joe Penhall (The Road) will coop a book for Netflix, with Fincher and Theron on house to executive produce.
The play is formed on a 1996 book Mind Hunter: Inside a FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit by John Douglas and Mark Olshanker.
Sources tell THR that Theron had a rights to a book and WME, that reps a actress-producer, set her adult with Fincher (Seven, Zodiac). The play has been 4 years in a making. Fincher is set to direct.
Douglas spent decades building criminal-profiling techniques for a FBI and teamed with author Olshanker for a story of his 25-year career tracking down sequence killers.
Netflix declined comment.
Mindhunter comes as a streaming use continues to be assertive in posterior strange scripted programming toward a idea of rising a new array each week.
The plan arrives as true-crime tales have turn all a fury following a success of HBO’s The Jinx.
Theron, Penhall and Fincher are repped by WME.