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12 Monkeys heading to the small screen

July 22nd, 2013 by bash Comments

Terry Gilliam’s 1995 sci-fi film 12 Monkeys is heading to the small screen.

The Hollywood Reporter says that the time travel tale is in development as a series with Terra Nova writers Travis Fickett and Terry Matalas attached to pen the pilot.

12 Monkeys is set in a post-apocalyptic future where a convict, James Cole, volunteers to travel back in time in the hopes of learning how it came to be that the release of a deadly virus set the world down a path to its own near-destruction. The movie was inspired by Chris Marker’s 1962 short film La Jetée.

Chuck Roven and Richard Suckle, both of whom produced the 1995 film, are attached to the series with a 90-minute pilot currently being planned.

24 helmer Jon Cassar is set to direct.

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