Back in 2011, producer Gavin Polone confirmed that “Zombieland” was in development at Fox for a potential TV series adaptation. And while news on the project has been scarce, it has apparently popped up again at Amazon.
According to the UK news site, Broadcast, Polone has stated that he is now working with Amazon to develop “Zombieland” as an original series. If the report is confirmed, it would be one of Amazon’s first major TV projects to go forward and it could potentially pave the way for Amazon to compete with Netflix for original programming.
Zombieland was originally conceived as a television series in 2005 in a pitch for CBS before eventually coming to life as a feature film starring Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, Abigail Breslin and Woody Harrelson.
Io9 recently posted a casting breakdown for the potential “Zombieland” TV series which seems to indicate that the story would pick up after the film with Columbus and Wichita in a burgeoning romantic relationship with a slightly warmer version of Tallahassee and an exploration of Little Rock’s backstory.
For the TV incarnation, “Zombieland” was previously set for a standard half hour in length when the project was at Fox. It’s not clear if that’s changed with the project potentially happening at Amazon. All of the leading roles are highly likely to be recast as well.
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