Published On: Thu, Aug 15th, 2019

‘St. Elmo’s Fire’ Remake Is In The Works As A Television Series

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It seems that a modernized retelling of eighties and nineties movies as television shows is the latest trend, with Four Weddings And A Funeral, and now St. Elmo’s Fire.

The Hollywood Reporter shared that NBC has a modernized version of the Brat Pack film in the works as a one hour drama. Josh Berman (Drop Dead Diva, The Mob Doctor) is on board to write the script and executive produce the show about friends struggling with adulting.

An effort was made ten years ago to remake St. Elmo’s Fire as a film before then launching a television series, but it never made it to the big or small screen.

The original film starred Emilio Estevez, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy and Mare Winningham and revolved around a group of Georgetown University (but filmed at the University of Maryland) graduates as they adjusted to life and adulthood after college.

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‘St. Elmo’s Fire’ Remake Is In The Works As A Television Series