It has recently been confirmed that American Gigolo,
's hit film is being remade as a crime drama television series.
Movie maestro Jerry Bruckheimer, who produced the 1980 film, will serve as executive producer on the remake, with original writer and director Paul Schrader also on board as executive consultant, reports contactmusic.com.
A statement released by Bruckheimer reads: "With its signature noir aesthetic, American Gigolo has remained a deeply entertaining, psychological thriller."
In the film, Gere played a male escort, who falls in love with a politician's disgruntled wife, played by Lauren Hutton, and finds himself on trial for murder.