John Quaintance and David Feeney wrote the script, which Universal just acquired in a bidding war
The female leads will put a new spin on the familiar story of a cop and a prisoner on the run from crooked cops, this time in Texas.
Production is scheduled to start in March 2014.
Vergara appeared in "The Three Stooges" and will soon be seen in Robert Rodriguez's "Machete Kills," as well as "The Smurfs 2."
The news was first reported by Deadline.