Shine to produce project

New Regency and Shine have hired scribe Matt Cook to adapt a bigscreen version of Swedish crime tome “Three Seconds.”

Shine will produce the film, based on a bestselling novel by Anders Roslund and Borge Hellstrom and published by Silver Oak.

Shine and New Regency’s head of literary development Michelle Kroes brought “Seconds” to Regency, where Dan Wilson will oversee the project.

Story is thriller pitting an undercover informant against a ruthless crime syndicate. Book is the fifth in the Roslund and Hellstrom crime novel series.

Cook’s previous credits include Black List scripts “999″ and “By Way of Helena.” Writer is repped by WME and Anonymous Content.

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