Gale Anne Hurd and New Franchise Media will develop Jeffrey Archer's "The Eleventh Commandment," into a television series.
"The Eleventh Commandment" centers on a CIA assassin who has to track down the people responsible for killing a Russian presidential candidate.
Hurd oversees Valhalla Entertainment, for which she serves as executive producer on AMC's "The Walking Dead."
In the past, she has overseen hit films such as "Terminator 2: Judgement Day" and "Aliens."
New Franchise is a Toronto-based intellectual property rights company.