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"Star Wars", "Wet Hot American Summer", "Stuart Little" and many other Hollywood blockbusters have been made into TV shows and most of them have proved to be quite popular.

And now, TV and movie buffs have a lot more to look forward to. While show-runners have done a good job by offering viewers some amazing original content like "Breaking Bad", "Mad Men" and "Suits" among many others, they are ready to explore the possibility of using popular Hollywood movies for a TV adaptation as well.

Here's a list of movies that could possibly become TV shows soon.

The Beach

This is a movie adaptation of Alex Garland's critically-acclaimed novel, "The Beach". And now, this drama, thriller is set to be made into a TV show soon. The film follows the story of Richard, who travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of a strange map. Rumours state that it leads to a solitary beach paradise, a tropical bliss, which he is excited and intrigued to find.

It was reported that Fox announced plans to adapt "The Beach" as a TV series back in 2012. Though nothing much has been heard about it, it's said that Andrew Miller, who penned "The Secret Circle", is set to write the adaptation.

Fatal Attraction

We all remember that "Fatal Attraction" was about a cheating husband, whose lover begins to stalk him and his family. And now, the 1987 drama thriller starring Michael Douglas is set to be made into a TV show by the makers of "Mad Men". Reports suggest that Paramount Pictures have teamed up with Fox, for a show that could possibly run for about five seasons.

There are no confirmations or updates on the cast or the show as yet, but it is said that Michael Douglas may have a cameo as a guy who, warns the "new cheating husband" character not to have an affair with a woman he doesn't know very well.

Shutter Island

Yet another Leonardo DiCaprio film lined-up for a TV adaptation, the 2010 mystery-thriller was directed by Martin Scorsese and featured Leo as US Marshal Teddy Daniels, who investigates the disappearance of a patient who escaped from a hospital located on a secluded island. But things are not quite as they seem.

And now the TV show is set to be produced as a joint venture between Paramount and HBO. According to several reports, the first episode was penned by Dennis Lehane. The show is supposed to be a prequel to the film.

Resident Evil

"Resident Evil" is a science fiction action-horror film series loosely based on the Capcom video games of the same name. And now, if reports are to be believed, German production house Constantin Film is set to produce "Resident Evil" as a TV show. Now fans are wondering if the show will be an adaptation, spin-off or reboot of the film.

Marley & Me

The 2008 comedy film starring Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston and a dog named Marley, is all fun until, it takes a very emotional and tragic turn when the dog dies. This movie really makes you cry.

Now it is set for a full-fledged TV series, which is expected to be written as a sequel to the film. Reports suggest that a pilot episode has already been shot, based on the script written by Jenny Bicks. It is expected to air in late 2015.


Well, the movie starring Jennifer Lopez and Jane Fonda as two squabbling women wasn't all that great. Hate it or like it, but "Monster-in-Law" is set to become a TV show soon. There have been reports that Amy B Harris and John Riggi are developing the story. But nothing has been heard on this ever since it was announced in 2014.

The Truman Show

One of the most-loved movies, "The Truman Show" was a pleasurable watch. The plot of the film revolves around a man, who discovers that his entire life is the subject of a TV show. The film starring Jim Carrey became popular soon after its release and now, rumours have it that Paramount is trying to turn it into a complete TV series. Though there are no details, reports also suggest that the show will focus on the people who work behind the scenes of the show in detail.

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