Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Truman Show TV Series happening

truman2.jpg
615x330-truman-show-quiz.jpg
truman1.jpg
truman3.jpg
truman4.jpg

It's a film about a TV show, so it makes sense to come full circle and take it back to the small screen.

Word reaches us that The Truman Show, the classic 1998 film, is to become a TV series. It's currently in development with Paramount's new TV division, which has a range of shows in the works, including a new crime drama inspired by Narc and a Terminator TV series. It has already hired Jason Fisher as the head of production - he comes across from AMC.

The original movie starred Jim Carrey as a man unaware that his whole life was being broadcast to the world as part of a hugely popular TV show. It preceded the likes of Big Brother and the subsequent spread of reality TV and it will be interesting to see how a new version attempts to deal with this. Perhaps Joey Essex will play the lead role (we really hope not).

See how well you know The Truman Show by taking our quiz

[via The Wrap]

(Images: AllStar)

Related

PN2002A.jpg

Paranormal Activity 2 trailer

truman.jpg

Truman Show Posters

robocop.jpg

8 upcoming remakes of films you (probably) love

timothy-olyphant-sac8313.jpg

The Best TV Shows You Haven’t Seen On Netflix

sideways-1-.jpg

8 remakes you didn't even know existed

ray-winstone-point-break.jpg

Ray Winstone joins Point Break remake

Comments

More

Revealed: the truth behind Netflix's The OA

Still don't get it? We got a NDE expert to explain the facts

by Jamie Carson
18 Jan 2017

Why Rick & Morty is the best cartoon in decades

Move over, Bojack. In your face, Griffin. Don't get us started on The Simpsons...

by Jamie Carson
18 Jan 2017

There’s a remake of White Men Can’t Jump on the way

And the producers actually can jump

by Emily Badiozzaman
18 Jan 2017

Watch Rupert Grint star in new Snatch TV series

He's a long way from Hogwarts

by Emily Badiozzaman
18 Jan 2017

Peaky Blinders creator reveals how the show will end

If Tommy dies there will be riots

by Jamie Carson
18 Jan 2017

The Simpsons have created a rap dramedy called “The Great Phatsby”

Starring Snoop Dogg, Common and RZA

by Emily Badiozzaman
17 Jan 2017

There's a real possibility there will be a Game of Thrones prequel

To help us handle life without the original

by Emily Badiozzaman
17 Jan 2017

This is why you're waiting so long for Rick & Morty season 3

The show's creator reveals what's been holding back the new season

by Jamie Carson
17 Jan 2017

Jason Isaacs on death and tennis

While he makes porridge, we climb inside Jason Isaacs' mind

by Ralph Jones
16 Jan 2017

Watch Alec Baldwin destroy Trump’s press conference on Saturday Night

America is going to be 'literally showered with jobs'

16 Jan 2017