The ’97 movie starred Russell Crowe, Kim Basinger, Kevin Spacey and Danny DeVito. Kim Basinger won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the movie.

CBS has ordered an initial pilot episode of L.A. Confidential – with the intention of making it a TV series. The script for the pilot was written by Gotham and The Mentalist scriptwriter Jordan Harper and is said to be set in the 1950s.