Sofia Vergara turns producer for new TV thriller

Last Updated: Oct 06, 2012, 08:27 AM IST

Los Angeles: `Modern Family` star Sofia Vergara is moving into producing after Tv bosses handed her the reins of a new show.

The 40-year-old actress is set to adapt Argentine series Mujeres Asesinas for America`s Abc network, as well as taking on the role of executive producer, The Hollywood Reporter said.

The show, titled `Killer Women`, is based on murders committed by women in Argentina and is a huge hit in South America.

Hannah Shakespeare (The Raven) will pen the script and executive produce alongside feature director Martin Campbell, Vergara and her Latin World Entertainment partner Luis Balaguer.