Richard Gere to star in Apple remake of Israeli series 'Nevelot'

Veteran actor Richard Gere is in negotiations to star in an untitled Apple drama series.

According to 'The Hollywood Reporter', the series is based on Israeli show 'Nevelot', and expected to be green lit soon by the tech giant.

If finalised, Gere, 69, will the play the lead in the series.

The story follows two elderly Vietnam veterans and best friends who find their monotonous lives upended when a woman they both loved fifty years ago is killed by a car.