Could The Man From U.N.C.L.E. be stirring again?

After a long time of seemingly nothing happening, The Hollywood Reporter says a possible movie based on The Man From U.N.C.L.E. may be moving forward again.

Max Borenstein has been tapped to write the latest draft of “Man From U.N.C.L.E.,” Warner Bros.’ big-screen version of the 1960s TV show.

David Dobkin is attached to direct the long-in-development project and will produce with John Davis and Jeff Kleeman.

Who is Max Borenstein? According to his profile on he doesn’t exactly have a lot of credits. His main effort is as writer and director of Swordswallowers and Thin Men. The IMDB entry has a plot summary that’s not exactly a big sprawling, world-spanning adventure.

The trade publication describes the writer-director this way:

Borenstein, repped by UTA and Anonymous Content, is known for highbrow and historical fare including “History on Trial” and “JIMI,” a Jimi Hendrix biopic script set up at Legendary that landed on last year’s Black List. To read the entire Hollywood Reporter story, JUST CLICK HERE.

A major caveat: there have been efforts to launch an U.N.C.L.E. movie for most of the past 20 years. Wake us when the cameras actually start to roll.