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10 Movie-To-TV Projects We're Excited About
The latest on S.H.I.E.L.D., Fargo and co.

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If movie-to-TV serialisations brings back edgy memories of Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, the next few years could set that record straight. Hollywood has gone gaga for small-screen adaptations and is promising - or in one or two cases, threatening - to repackage some of our favourite movies in TV-shaped bites. Read on for all the full low-down on an intriguing development slate...

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10 Movie-To-TV Projects We're Excited About | S.H.I.E.L.D.
S.H.I.E.L.D.

Stage: Pilot script

How would it work? Agent Coulson: The series. Except without Phil, because he’s (probably, though we live in hope) an ex-Agent after Loki speared him like so much cubed barbecue meat.

What to say about it: As part of Joss Whedon’s deal to oversee Marvel’s Phase Two output (and make The Avengers sequel), he’ll co-write and possibly direct the pilot for ABC with regular collaborators Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen and Jeffrey Bell, with Marvel’s Jeph Loeb also involved.

Not likely to be featured? The Hulk, who is getting his own show in development under the aegis of Guillermo del Toro.

Possible casting: Item 47 star and Thor / Avengers SHIELD man Agent Sitwell, played by Maximiliano Hernández could be a prime candidate.

Possible tagline: “Saving the world. On a budget.”

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1 The Transporter?
The last I heard of the Transporter TV show was a really long trailer for it - what happened to that? More

Posted by TPM007 on Thursday October 4, 2012, 23:26

2 "Inception" TV SHOW!!!!!!
This would be the most amazing show ever if, in each episode, they went into a different dream for a different reason!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It would be THE BEST More

Posted by Arnster5 on Thursday October 4, 2012, 22:50

3 i love Amy Ryan
Falco’s still busy on Nurse Jackie, so how about Amy Ryan THANK YOU for saying that i saw her in gone baby gone and jack goes boating and i am gonna watch The Wire one of these days i would love it if she had her own tv show :) More

Posted by bill the butcher on Wednesday October 3, 2012, 17:39

4 Isn't S.H.I.E.L.D meant to be set in a totally diiferent "Universe" to the MCU?
Last I heard Kevin Fiege was adamant that the TV shows based on Marvel Characters (Hulk especially) would have absolutely no relation to the films. Basically the same way that Marvel comics and Ultimate Marvel comics take place in different realities. Have I missed him giving up on that? More

Posted by everton on Wednesday October 3, 2012, 14:25

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oooh, looking for to Psycho and SIlence of the Lambs.. could be awesome. How about Amy Madigan for Fargo? More

Posted by chris wootton on Wednesday October 3, 2012, 14:20

6 remiinds me....
Is it just me or does this remind anyone else of a sort of Quantum Leap thing. Back in the 90's with Scott Bakula and Dean Stockwell. More

Posted by jamie.waring77 on Wednesday October 3, 2012, 11:05

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Am I the only one that all these feel like cheap rip offs...........oh dear. More

Posted by Happy Shrapnel on Wednesday October 3, 2012, 09:15

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* Jon Cryer. Alan's his character. Doh. More

Posted by MartinHeron on Tuesday October 2, 2012, 20:38

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Was excited when About a Boy popped up but that sounds bad. It could do with a mini-series to flesh out the parts of the book that the film deviates from, but just to take the concept of man-befriends-boy? Why don't you just get rid of Alan Cryer and have One And a Half Men? More

Posted by MartinHeron on Tuesday October 2, 2012, 20:37

10 Alternative tagline for Fargo
'Yaaaaaaa!' More

Posted by onephatnelly on Tuesday October 2, 2012, 20:24


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