The Devil's Advocate The Devil's Advocate

NBC is making a deal with the Devil.

The network has given a put pilot commitment to a television series based on the 1997 thriller The Devil's AdvocateDeadline reports.

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Written by Matt Venne, the project is being produced by John Wells (The West WingShameless) and Arnold Kopelson. The movie and book upon which it was based follow a lawyer who gets hired by a firm run by the Devil. The film version starred Keanu ReevesCharlize Theron, and Al Pacino as Lucifer.

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