Soderbergh linked to U.N.C.L.E. Steven Soderbergh has been linked to the proposed big-screen adaptation of the 60’s spy series The Man From U.N.C.L.E. David Dobkin was originally on board to helm the project however he is now expected to remain aboard as producer along with John Davis and Jeff Kleeman. Robert Vaughn and David McCallum starred in the original NBC series as Napoleon Solo and Illya Kuryakin, respectively. They were agents of United Network Command for Law Enforcement (U.N.C.L.E.), who fight the forces of Technological Hierarchy for the Removal of Undesirables and the Subjugation of Humanity (T.H.R.U.S.H.).