The NBCUniversal streamer has abruptly dropped its series reboot

Source : Internet

by wikigiri | Jul 1, 2022 

the classic Kevin Costner baseball movie, Deadline has confirmed.

The project, which comes from The Good Place creator Michael Schur

the film's producer Lawrence Gordon, and Universal TV, was placed on a straight-to-series order in August 2021.

Universal TV is now buying this series on other broadcasters and platforms.

It is believed that the casting of the show is underway and a month out of production with a seven-hour script.

Schur, the series was set to recreate the mix of family, baseball, Iowa, and magic that made the film so enduring and beloved.

After baseball's "Field of Dreams" game between the New York Yankees and the Chicago White Sox last summer

the pickup came amid a surge in popularity for the 1989 film starring Kevin Costner, which aired in primetime on Fox.

According to Nielsen, it was the most-watched regular-season Major