Newswire: Sony looks to sprinkle some paranoia in Europe with a Salt TV series

Before The Americans ushered in a new era of Soviets-as-antagonists (with a little help from a certain shirtless equestrian), Angelina Jolie took over for Tom Cruise in the 2010 action film Salt, which saw her play a Russian sleeper-agent who’d infiltrated the CIA as one of many mythical KGB agents known as KAs. The moral of the film—that spies, as exceptionally telegenic Americans, are just like us—could be retold on the small screen, as ScreenDaily is reporting that Sony Pictures is looking to adapt the film for TV audiences in Europe.

For those unfamiliar with the film, here’s the gist: As Evelyn Salt, Jolie evades all forms of law enforcement after doing a great at-home dye job and milking a spider for its venom. She proves to be the most proficient of covert operatives, merging the grueling training received from Mother Russia with an old-fashioned American …

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