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Cameron's 'True Lies' set for ABC remake

Filmmaker James Cameron participates in a panel discussion on global environmental issue on Capitol Hill in Washington on April 15, 2010. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
Filmmaker James Cameron participates in a panel discussion on global environmental issue on Capitol Hill in Washington on April 15, 2010. UPI/Kevin Dietsch | License Photo

HOLLYWOOD, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Silver-screen giant James Cameron is making his return to television with an ABC adaptation of his 1994 hit "True Lies."

Lightstorm Entertainment and 20th Century Fox TV are slated to produce the remake, with Rene Echevarria as writer and co-executive producer, The Hollywood Reporter said Friday.

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ABC has secured a "script deal with penalty" for the project, THR said. If it comes to fruition, it would mark Cameron's first foray into TV since his 2000 Fox drama "Dark Angel."

"True Lies" (1994) starred Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jamie Lee Curtis.

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