“I may be a thief and a liar, but I am going to tell you a true story.”

Those are the words of Leonardo Notarbartolo, spoken from prison as he was serving a sentence for taking part in what has been called the heist of the century.

Last year, Paramount optioned a Wired article that tells his tale: The Untold Story of the World’s Biggest Diamond Heist by Joshua Davis. J.J. Abrams and Bad Robot are producing, and now they’ve hired a screenwriter: Phil Alden Robinson, who wrote and directed Field of Dreams and Sneakers. Read More »