“Six Days of the Condor” will fly yet another day, this time on DirecTV.
The classic 1974 spy novel by James Grady will be remade as a TV series from director Michael Dinner, known for his work on “Justified,” “Sons of Anarchy,” “Masters of Sex” and other shows.
The book was adapted into “Three Days of the Condor,” a 1975 hit starring
Robert Redford ( pictured) and directed by Sydney Pollack. Also Read: 'The Night Manager' Heads to Amazon Prime Video
“Condor” tells the story of a low-level CIA employee who returns from lunch to discover that everyone in his office has been killed. On the run, the employee becomes ensnared in a web of intrigue involving higher-ups.
Skydance Television and MGM are partnering on the DirecTV production. The satellite provider has ordered 10 episodes; no cast or premiere date yet.
DirecTV will air “Condor” on its in-house Audience Network.
20 Conspiracy Theory Movies That Came After the Assassination of JFK (Photos)
Blow-Up (1966) This Michelangelo Antonioni film starred David Hemmings as a photographer who discovers the clues to a potential murder in the photos he took of a beautiful woman.
Soylent Green (1973) In a dystopian future, Charlton Heston discovers that the new and vital food supply from the government isn't what they claim it to be.
The Conversation (1974) Gene Hackman stars as a surveillance expert who soon begins to think he's the one being watched.
The Godfather Part II (1974) The continuation of "The Godfather" saga, "Part II" featured a scene where antagonist Hyman Roth was assassinated in a nearly identical way to Lee Harvey Oswald.
The Parallax View (1974) Warren Beatty plays a reporter who learns that every event in the world is organized by a single multi-national corporation.
Three Days of the Condor (1975) After all his co-workers are killed, a CIA agent, played by Robert Redford, doesn't know who he can trust as he tries to solve the mystery.
Marathon Man (1976) A graduate student gets caught in an international conspiracy involving diamonds, exiled Nazi war criminals and a rogue government agent. Dustin Hoffman and Laurence Olivier starred.
Capricorn One (1977) After a NASA trip to Mars runs into a mechanical failure that could cost the astronauts their lives, an unmanned capsule is launched and faked mission footage is shot in a studio. James B...
They Live (1988) John Carpenter directed this camp classic that sees a drifter discover a special pair of sunglasses that reveal that aliens have taken over the world.
Absolute Power (1997) The government tries to silence a career thief who witnessed the President commit a crime. Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman and Ed Harris star.
Conspiracy Theory (1997) A man who is obsessed with conspiracy theories finds himself a target when one of his hypotheses turns out to be true. Mel Gibson and Julia Roberts star.
Wag the Dog (1997) Robert De Niro and Dustin Hoffman create a fake war to cover up a presidential scandal in an election year in this dramedy.
Enemy of the State (1998) The Will Smith and Gene Jackman thriller tells the story of a group of NSA agents who conspire to kill a Congressman and the cover up that ensues after a tape of the murder is discovered.
X-Files (1998) The government tries to cover-up an alien colony established on Earth, and it's up to agents Mulder and Scully to unravel the mystery in this adaptation of the popular TV series.
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Syriana (2005) George Clooney and Matt Damon star in this international thriller that took a look at the global influence of the oil industry and their shady politics.
Salt (2010) Angelina Jolie is a CIA agent who is forced to go on the run when a Russian defector labels her as a spy.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) Captain America joins forces with Black Widow and Falcon to uncover a conspiracy within S.H.I.E.L.D. and, along the way, face off with an assassin known as Winter ...
Mission Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015) Tom Cruise plays a secret agent that goes on the run to uncover a rogue spy ring responsible for a series of disasters and assassinations.
The Nice Guys (2016) While investigating a case involving a missing porn actress, a private eye (Ryan Gosling) and an enforcer (Russell Crowe) uncover a conspiracy involving auto manufacturers and corrupt pol...
Zeitgeist: The Movie (2007) A series of three documentaries uses archival footage, animation and narration to look at religion, the 9/11 terror attacks and possible plans by world leaders to create a world bank.
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