EXCLUSIVE: Participant Media has acquired Currency, a script by Mark DiStefano (Modern Sherlock Holmes) that has Ric Roman Waugh attached to direct. Anonymous Content’s Steve Golin and Alix Madigan will produce. The drama focuses on two Secret Service agents in pursuit of a private mercenary’s powerful and sophisticated counterfeiting operation.

Waugh directed the Stephen Dorff/Val Kilmer-starrer Felon, and he just wrapped Snitch with Dwayne Johnson, Barry Pepper and Susan Sarandon. DiStefano is repped by APA and Anonymous Content; Waugh by WME and Management 360.