Bravo is breathing life into Death Becomes Her, a small screen redo of one my all-time favorite zombie movies.
Variety reports that twenty years after the theatrical debut of the film, Bravo and the pic’s helmer, Robert Zemeckis, have begun eyeing a smallscreen adaptation.
Death Becomes Her, which featured award winning effects, centers on two rival women – Meryl Streep and Goldie Hawn – who both attain eternal youth. Bruce Willis also starred in the horror pic that earned $58 million Stateside and $149 million globally.
Zemeckis is on board to exec produce the hourlong drama project along with Jack Rapke and Jackie Levine, though a writer has yet to be tapped. The TV version of “Death Becomes Her” will be produced by Universal Cable Prods. and Lupara Prods. Universal released the film in 1992 and, by airing on Bravo, the cable adaptation will remain in the NBCUniversal family.
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