Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum will star in a contemporary adaptation of the television series 21 Jump Street for Columbia Pictures.
21 Jump Street was an early hit for Fox Broadcasting and focused on young police officers with youthful appearances who work undercover in high schools and colleges. The popular series starred Johnny Depp and ran from 1987-91
Hill and Tatum will serve as executive producers on the project, which will be directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller from a screenplay by Michael Bacall based on a treatment from Hill and Bacall.
Neal H Moritz will produce with Stephen J Cannell, who will receive posthumous credit.
Hannah Minghella and Jonathan Kadin are overseeing production for the film on behalf of the studio.