'Chuck's' Josh Schwartz to remake U.K. hit 'Misfits'

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  Oh "Chuck" fans. We know how much you love the show and we know how much you're going to miss it after the upcoming final season. We're going to be crying into our Subway sandwiches too. But fear not! According to Vulture, series co-creator Josh Schwartz is planning on doing an American version of the British sci-fi series "Misfits." Not familiar with the show? "Misfits" follows a group of delinquent youths doing community service who find themselves with super powers after an electrical storm. Fake Empire, the Warner Bros. TV production company that Schwartz runs with partner Stephanie Savage has finalized a deal for the rights. Schwartz will team up with U.K. "Misfits" creator Howard Overman to write a U.S. version of the show. "Misfits' has not only been a BAFTA award-winning hit on Britain's E4 network, but American audiences have flocked to it on Hulu. It's ranked among the site's most streamed series...


http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/10/chucks-josh-schwartz-to-remake-uk-hit-misfits.html

Comments

2 comments
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Oct 25, 2011 1:04AM EDT
That sucks...American rip-offs are lame..Misfits is so epic
Default avatar cat
Oct 25, 2011 6:49AM EDT
Super dislike. Seriously. They all speak English. It does not need to remade.
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