Cinemax Greenlights 'Transporter' Series Executive Produced by Luc Besson

Deadline: Cinemax is teaming with Luc Besson for a TV series based on his popular Transporter film franchise. After lengthy negotiations, HBO's sibling pay-cable channel has committed to 12 episodes of the action drama, produced by French company Atlantique and executive produced by Besson. This is the second series order under Cinemax's current push in original scripted fare. Last month, the network partnered with British satcaster Sky for another action series, the 10-part Strike Back.

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OSIRUSSS2029d ago

This sounds awesome. Now just make a 5th Element show and I'll be happy.

JL2029d ago

I'm not really sure how a Fifth Element show would work. I don't think there's really material that would lend well to a recurring TV show. Transporter on the other hand would be cool.

OSIRUSSS2029d ago

Well Fifth Element had a whole universe set up that I think could be explored and expanded. With lots of dark humor included. I have been waiting for a SciFi show like that Since Farscape and the Lexx ended.