Amazon Developing “The Departed” TV Series

The Departed

Bradley Cooper's 2011 movie Limitless was made into a series for Netflix, and now, Amazon is turning Leonardo DiCaprio's The Departed into its own series.

According to Deadline, the TV series is currently in development. Written by Jason Richman, the series puts a new spin on the two-way-undercover concept that won Best Picture, Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay at the Oscars in 2006.

Inspired by the movie, The Departed TV series is set at present-day Chicago, amidst the shifting tides of warring ethnic drug gangs. A young cop goes undercover to infiltrate a ruthless Latino gang, which simultaneously plants its own man in the police department.

At press time, it was unclear when the series is expected...