X

DON'T SHARE NUISANCE.
SHARE NEWS.

Be a responsible citizen. Come, pledge to always check and share verified and vetted news.
»
1-min read

'Oliver Twist' Getting TV Update and Gender Swap

AFP

Updated: September 4, 2016, 1:29 PM IST
facebook Twitter google skype whatsapp
'Oliver Twist' Getting TV Update and Gender Swap
The title character is now a 20-something, crime-fighting female.

The classic Charles Dickens novel "Oliver Twist" is receiving the remake treatment at NBC, with the title character now a 20-something, crime-fighting female.

Film producer Joel Silver is on board for the contemporization, The Hollywood Reporter announced, while Lionsgate is also on board.

The treatment is to be a "sexy contemporary take" with its Twist finding "a true sense of family in a strange group of talented outcasts."

Silver is well known for his film industry exploits -- he produced the "Lethal Weapon" and "Matrix" films and more recently the "Sherlock Holmes" movies and Shane Black's "The Nice Guys" -- but he has also been involved with TV by way of shows like "Tales From the Crypt," "Moonlight," and "Veronica Mars."

First Published: September 4, 2016, 1:29 PM IST
Read full article
Next Story
facebook Twitter google skype whatsapp