Will Ferrell has his eyes on an Australian prize.
The American comedian has enlisted his production company to remake the Australian series No Activity for US network CBS.
The humorous program, which airs on Stan in Australia, will be remade in association with the web comedy series monolith, Funny or Die.
Big in Hollywood: Will Ferrell has enlisted his production company to remake the Australian series No Activity for US network CBS
According to the Hollywood Reporter, 'The series is set against the world of a drug cartel bust and follows two low-level cops who have spent too much time in a car together'.
As well as, 'Two criminals who are kept in the dark; two dispatch workers who haven’t clicked; and two Mexican tunnelers who are in too small a space considering they’ve only just met'.
It appears to follow the path carved out by the Australian version which stars Patrick Brammall and Darren Gilshenan.
The pair play hapless detectives on a stakeout, one of whom is keen to restore his reputation after a disastrous drug