Jennifer Lopez could play video game character Carmen Sandiego

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Deadline.com reports that Walden Media has bought the film rights to franchise and intends to offer the actress the role of the famous thief.

Carmen Sandiego is a detective employed by the agency ACME, who becomes the the biggest thief in the world. She is followed by her former partner who attempts to discover whether she’s truly a heroine or an evil person.

Aimed at youth, Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego? has made the subject of an animated series for TV.

Disney worked on a feature film project in the late 1990s, but the film was never released.