Newswire: Fox commits to sending a TV pilot Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines is notable not only for being one of the first military movies to be released after 9/11, but also for an acoustically perfect jet-downing sequence, a track-suited Serbian killer who eventually got regurgitated as Grand Theft Auto‘s Niko Bellic, and cementing Owen Wilson’s inability to carry action films. It’s also not very good. Of course, that didn’t stop three DTV sequels from being developed, and now Behind Enemy Lines will be a TV show, according to Deadline.

Knowing the value of a title that doubles as a log line, Fox has a put pilot commitment for a Behind Enemy Lines series. Jeffrey Nachmanoff (Homeland) is set to write and direct the pilot. Showing appropriate disgust for low-octane television, Fox is promising a “high-octane thriller” about an American flight crew downed while operating covertly over a Latin American jungle. This will allow for …

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