Cruel Intentions may quickly discover a new life as a TV series.
A TV present reboot of the 1999 romantic drama movie is in the works at IMDb TV, Deadline reported on Friday (1 October).
It’s primarily based on the 1782 basic French novel Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos.
The TV series, based on Deadline, would function “two ruthless step siblings” looking for to remain at the prime of “the Greek life hierarchy at an elite Washington, DC college”.
“After a brutal hazing incident threatens the entire Panhellenic system, they’ll do whatever’s necessary to preserve their power and reputations – even seduce the daughter of the Vice President of the United States,” Deadline reported.
The unique Cruel Intentions obtained combined critiques however was a field workplace success, grossing $75,000,000 (£55,000,000) in comparison with a finances of $10,500,000 (£7,700,000).
Film critic Roger Ebert gave it a three-star assessment, writing: “It crash-lands with an ending of soppy moralizing, but until the end, it’s smart and merciless in the tradition of the original story.”