James Cameron is set to reboot the 1994 film True Lies as a TV series at FOX
The 1994 film True Lies is getting a television reboot from James Cameron, according to THR. FOX has given a put pilot commitment to the TV reboot of the film, which starred Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jamie Lee Curtis. The script is being written by Arrow‘s Marc Guggenheim and McG is attached to the drama. The reboot will reportedly be a modern take on how a couple deals with the reveal that one of them is, and had been, a spy.
True Lies comes to us from 20th Century Fox Television and will be executive produced by Cameron, who wrote, directed and produced the original film. You can watch the trailer for it in the player below. McG will also executive produce and is set to direct the pilot. McG’s Wonderland Sound and Vision president Mary Viola and Lightstorm Entertainment’s Rae Sanchini will executive produce. Sanchini executive produced the film as well.
The film True Lies took in a worldwide total of $378.8 million and also starred Tom Arnold, Bill Paxton, Charlton Heston, Tia Carrere and Eliza Dushku. It was a remake of the French comedy La Totale! from 1991. Curtis won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and the Saturn Award for Best Actress for her role in the film. Cameron won the Saturn Award for Best Director. It was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Visual Effects.
Original star Jamie Lee Curtis has already been in the news today for the announcement of her return to the upcoming Halloween film as Laurie Strode. What do you guys think of the idea of a True Lies TV series? Let us know in the comments or tweet us @ComingSoonnet.