US TV network ABC has greenlit production on Mr & Mrs Smith, based on Summit Entertainment's hit thriller starring Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie that grossed more than $470m worldwide.

Regency TV will produce the pilot in association with Dave Bartis and Doug Liman's Dutch Oven Prods. Summit Entertainment's Patrick Wachsberger will serve as producer.

The film's director Doug Liman will direct from a script by Simon Kinberg. Liman, Kinberg and Bartis will serve as executive producers.

The small screen Mr & Mrs Smith is a spin on the feature where two spies live double lives as a suburban married couple. The pilot is a Regency TV, Dutch Oven and Summit Entertainment production.

Summit Entertainment is currently in production on Paul Haggis' Iraq War drama In The Valley Of Elah. P2, the Alexandre Aja-produced thriller starring Rachel Nichols and Wes Bentley, is in post-production.