‘Serendipity’: NBC Developing Series Inspired by Kate Beckinsale, John Cusack Movie

Variety | 8/23/2019 | Will Thorne
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NBC has given a script commitment to a prospective series inspired by the 2001 Kate Beckinsale and John Cusack movie “Serendipity.”

The project hails from Miramax Television, whose film division produced the original film, and writer Jonny Umansky. The idea for the show seems like a romantic one, here’s the logline: Harry and Claire fall in love one fateful night, are separated by circumstance and then spend years trying to find one another again…with a little help from the universe.

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“I’ve been madly in love with this movie for more than half my life,” said Umansky. “Never has the world needed a show like ‘Serendipity’ more, and the love stories we have in store are big, bold and filled to the brim with whimsy and wonder.”

Umansky, who wrote the 2016 “Legends of the Hidden Temple” TV movie based on the video game for Nickelodeon, is also in place as an executive producer. This marks the second Umansky project set up at...
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