LA Confidential TV series in the pipeline

  • A television series based on LA Confidential is in the pipeline, according to media reports on Saturday.

    The hit novel by James Ellroy was made into a 1997 film starring Russell Crowe, Kevin Spacey, Guy Pearce and Kim Basinger.

    Ellroy has reportedly come up with the concept for the drama series that is now to be pitched to broadcast and cable networks and "emerging distribution platforms".

    It is not yet known whether the original stars of the Academy Award-winning film will appear in the series.