Well, this one’s a little bit of a headscratcher.
Peacock is now not transferring ahead with the TV adaptation of the hit 1989 film Field of Dreams.
Variety broke the news late Thursday.
The excellent news is that the collection isn’t useless but.
It is being shopped to different potential consumers, and given the success of the film and the expertise behind this mission, there is a good likelihood it should land someplace.
Mike Schur was to jot down and govt produce the mission alongside Lawrence Gordon (who produced the unique film by way of his Gordon Co.), David Miner, and Morgan Sackett (The Good Place, Hacks, Rutherford Falls).
This is Schur’s second collection at Peacock, following within the footsteps of the profitable Rutherford Falls, which just lately launched its second season.
“Field of Dreams is an iconic Universal Film title from venerable producers Lawrence and Charles Gordon, that we could only have entrusted to Mike Schur,” stated Erin Underhill, President, Universal Television when the present was ordered in August.
“His talent, his love for baseball and his reverence for its themes make him the perfect choice to revisit this beloved film that evokes nostalgia and visceral emotion in so many of its fans.”
“Through the years, Field of Dreams has remained a fan favorite, maintaining its rightful position in the zeitgeist,” stated Lisa Katz, President, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming.
“It’s whimsical and grounded, a space where Mike Schur excels, and we’re looking forward to bringing a new version of this classic to Peacock.”
The authentic Field of Dreams film starred Kevin Costner as a farmer who builds a baseball subject in his cornfield that pulls ghosts of baseball legends from the previous.
The collection got here after a surge in recognition for the film after MLB’s Field of Dreams recreation between the New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox.
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