Actors Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jamie Lee Curtis in James Cameron's "True Lies" -

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CBS has started production of a pilot for the

True Lies

TV reboot


James Cameron's film starring Jamie Lee Curtis and Arnold Schwarzenegger, released in 1994, has been the subject of several adaptation attempts since 2017, when Fox attempted to bring the project to the screen with Mark Guggenheim, creator of



This time, things are already much more advanced.

According to

The Hollywood Reporter

, not only is James Cameron involved, but Burn Notice's Matt Nix has been recruited to write the pilot and is already being tipped to produce the series if confirmed by the network.

Director McG (

Charlie's Angels

), who first tried to develop the project in 2017, will also be a producer and must go behind the camera for several episodes.

Serial reboots

True Lies

was a hit with 1994, grossing $ 378 million (on a modest budget of $ 115 million).

Remake of

La Totale

, by Claude Zidi, with Thierry Lhermitte and Miou-Miou, it staged Jamie Lee Curtis in the role of Helen Tasker, wife of the computer salesman without history Harry Tasker, played by Arnold Schwarzenegger.

When she learns that Harry actually has a double life as a secret agent, Helen finds herself propelled into a world of intrigue and espionage.

The role won a Golden Globe for Best Actress for Jamie Lee Curtis.

The plot of the

True Lies


will follow the concept of the original film, specifies the

Hollywood Reporter

, but it is still unknown who will play the main roles.

In any case, it would be a new reboot for CBS which has chained them for several years after




, and

Hawaii 5-0

, as well as


, its new series based on

The Silence of the Lambs



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