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10 Movie-To-TV Projects We're Excited About | A Knight’s Tale
A Knight’s Tale

Stage: Pilot script

How would it work? The potential series would chart William Thatcher’s rise from commoner to Knight, facing class warfare along the way. With modern music à la Brian Helgeland’s film.

What to say about it: It’s going to be difficult to match the warmth and wit brought to the lead role by the late Heath Ledger. In fact, given the fine support he received from Paul Bettany, Mark Addy and Alan Tudyk, we wonder whether the concept will need to be changed to avoid awkward comparisons. Good luck, ABC! Still, though Ron Moore is yet to get a series properly on the air since Battlestar Galactica, he does know how to write compelling TV. And it’ll be fun to see him let his hair down and let real humour in.

Possible casting: BSG’s James Callis could take the Bettany role. As for the lead, a charismatic unknown still feels like the best bet.

Possible tagline: “We will rock you weekly.”

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1 The Transporter?
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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

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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

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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

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

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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

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

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

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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

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10 Alternative tagline for Fargo
'Yaaaaaaa!' More

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