Sam Spade TV series

It’s safe to say Scott Frank is having a moment right now. The acclaimed screenwriter and director has tons of terrific credits under his belt – Get Shorty, Out of Sight, Logan, Godless, and many more – but he’s reached new heights as the creator of The Queen’s Gambit, which appears to be one of Netflix’s most popular shows of the year. So as we wait to hear word about a potential second season of that chess drama, what’s next for Frank?

Quite a lot, actually – including a six-episode Sam Spade TV series, centering on the private investigator character who was famously played by Humphrey Bogart in the film noir classic The Maltese Falcon. This time, Spade will be played by Children of Men and Inside Man actor Clive Owen.
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