Universal Pictures UK, part of Universal Pictures International Entertainment - the home entertainment division of NBC Universal – has taken rights to UK crime thriller Top Dog, due to star Leo Gregory.

Based on a novel by Green Street writer Dougie Brimson, Top Dog is due to shoot on location in London in June.

The deal was negotiated by producer Jonathan Sothcott for Richwater Productions and Richard Thompson for Universal Pictures UK.

Gregory and Dougie Brimson are serving as co-producers on the project. Casting is underway.