Indie banner Double Nickel Prods. has launched development of crime thriller “Ruthless,” snapping up Cooper Layne’s spec script.
Jenette Kahn and Adam Richman at Double Nickel will produce with Layne exec producing.
Story centers on an ex-con who shows up in a small Louisiana town and disrupts the lives of the inhabitants by exposing their secrets.
Layne’s credits include “The Core” and “The Fog.” Kahn and Richman were exec producers on Clint Eastwood’s “Gran Torino.”