‘Serendipity’ TV Series Based on the John Cusack, Kate Beckinsale Movie in the Works at NBC

/Film | 8/23/2019 | Hoai-Tran Bui
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NBC’s next choice of movie to adapt to TV may prove serendipitous. The network as put into development a Serendipity TV series, inspired by the 2001 Miramax romantic-comedy starring John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale. The series will be an hourlong romantic comedy series from Miramax TV.

Deadline broke the news that a Serendipity TV series is in the works at NBC. Written and executive produced by Jonny Umansky, the Serendipity series will follow Harry and Claire as they “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.”

Miramax TV, which has been looking to Miramax movie titles to mine for TV (last year was a Gone Baby Gone pilot at Fox), is developing the series. Miramax CEO Bill Block and SVP Television Caitlin Foito executive produce the TV series adaptation alongside Umansky.

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