'Romancing The Stone' Being Adapted For Television
Reported by Outsiders - 10:29 AM 2011.09.01
Deadline is reporting that NBC has purchased the TV series adaptation of Robert Zemeckis' "Romancing The Stone" movie. The 1984 movie produced by 20th century fox starred Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner. Turner played a romance writer who sets off to Colombia to ransom her kidnapped sister, and soon finds herself in the middle of a dangerous adventure alongside a swashbuckling American bird exporter, played by Douglas.
'NBC’s version will follow a successful but unfulfilled woman who teams with a risk-taking adventurer to take on weekly missions while on a larger quest to find her missing brother. Friedman.' The TV project, from 20th Century Fox TV and Shawn Levy and Marty Adelstein’s 21 Laps/Adelstein Prods, has received a script commitment with penalty from NBC.