Recently it seems as if TV reboots of famous and iconic films has reached a fever pitch, with ‘American Psycho’ and even ‘Man on Fire’ targeted for TV treatment on the bankability of their franchise names alone. We’ve written at length about TV adaptations as the hot new way to reboot movie franchises
Gangs of New York
We’ve all heard the casual moans of fan communities that Hollywood never comes up with anything original anymore, settling into the familiar patterns of sequels, remakes, and adaptations of familiar properties to cash in on brand recognition. And while remakes have become subtly accepted as a chance for a new take on dormant properties, the recent ‘RoboCop’ trailer reminded us just how much passions can strain in the dissection of beloved classics.
Get your bricks, bats, axes and knives, folks. The Dead Rabbits and Bill the Butcher of Martin Scorsese's epic 'Gangs of New York' will soon come to blows on your TV. Miramax has announced that the world-renowned and Academy Award-winning director Martin Scorsese will spearhead an adaptation of his 2002 film for an ongoing TV series, with no network as yet attached. The series is sure to start a bidding frenzy, so get the scoop on Martin Scorsese's 'Gangs of New York' TV series inside!