June 29, 2009 at 01:41 PM EDT

Paramount Film Group has signed a seven-figure deal for the upcoming action-comedy License to Steal, based on Marc Weingarten’s Salon article “The Learjet Repo Man,” according to Variety. This summer’s golden writer-producers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci — who wrote Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen and Star Trek, and produced The Proposal — are on board to produce, and Shane Salerno is writing the script.

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