All3Media America is developing a crime thriller series based on Italian prosecutor Alessandra Cerreti, Variety has learned exclusively.
Ceretti’s work targeted Ndrangheta, an organized crime group that spans three continents and controls 80 percent of Europe’s drug trade. After discovering the organization’s vulnerability is the women of the mafia, Cerreti flips a wife and daughter into becoming informants and together, the three women take down the world’s most powerful mafia from the inside out.
All3Media America has secured an agreement with Cerreti for her life rights and involvement in the project. The company will be taking the project out to buyers in the next few weeks. Peter Landesman is attached to write, direct and executive produce the project. Paul de Souza will also executive produce. Greg Lipstone and Nina Lederman of All3Media America are executive producing along with Landesman and de Souza.