‘Field of Dreams’Series Adjustment From Michael Schur Ordered at Peacock
A series adaptation of “Field of Dreams” has been ordered straight-to-series at Peacock.
The TV take on the beloved baseball film hails from Michael Schur, who will serve in as writer and executive producer under his Fremulon pennant. Lawrence Gordon of The Gordon Company will likewise leader produce alongside David Miner of 3 Arts and Morgan Sackett. General Television, where Fremulon is under a general arrangement, will deliver. The Gordon Company delivered the first film.
“Through the years, ‘Field of Dreams’ has remained a fan favorite, maintaining its starred position in the zeitgeist,” said Lisa Katz, leader of NBCUniversal Television and Streaming. “It’s whimsical and grounded, a space where Mike Schur excels, and we’re looking forward to bringing a new version of this classic to Peacock.”
In view of Universal Pictures’ Academy Award-designated film, the series is said to reconsider the combination of family, baseball, Iowa and enchantment that makes the film so suffering and darling.
The film depended on W. P. Kinsella’s 1982 book “Shoeless Joe.” Released in 1989, it featured Kevin Costner as an Iowa rancher who gets guidelines from a puzzling voice to construct a baseball field in his corn field, which draws the phantoms of “Shoeless” Joe Jackson and other well known players. The film additionally featured Ray Liotta, James Earl Jones, and Amy Madigan. It is broadly viewed as an American work of art and outstanding amongst other baseball films at any point made. It was nominated for best picture, best adjusted screenplay, and best score at the Academy Awards.
“‘Field of Dreams’ is a notorious Universal Film title from admired makers Lawrence and Charles Gordon, that we could just have endowed to Mike Schur,” said Erin Underhill, leader of Universal Television. “His ability, his affection for baseball and his adoration for its topics settle on him the ideal decision to return to this cherished film that brings out wistfulness and instinctive feeling in so many of its fans.”
Information on the series comes not exactly seven days after Major League Baseball organized a game between the New York Yankees and the Chicago White Sox at the genuine Field of Dreams in Dyersville, IA, where the film was shot. The game, which saw the White Sox win 9-8, was seen by 5.9 million watchers, making it the most-watched customary season MLB game in 16 years.
“Field of Dreams” denotes the second Peacock series that Schur has made or co-made, with the first being “Rutherford Falls.” That show, which Schur co-made with Ed Helms and showrunner Sierra Teller Ornelas, was as of late recharged briefly season. Schur is additionally known for shows like the transmission satire hits “The Good Place,” “The Office,” “Parks and Recreation,” and “Brooklyn Nine-Nine.”
He is repped by 3 Arts Entertainment and Hansen Jacobson.
This is the most recent illustration of NBCUniversal digging their IP library for Peacock unique programming. It was recently reported that Seth MacFarlane would adjust his parody film “Ted” into a satire series for the decoration, while TV reboots at Peacock incorporate “Bailed out by luck,” “Punky Brewster,” and impending shows like “Battlestar Galactica,” “Eccentric as Folk,” and the dramatization reboot of “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” among others.
“Field of Dreams” is likewise not the main dearest baseball film to get the series treatment lately. Amazon is planning to deliver a series rendition of “A League of Their Own,” while a series adaptation of “The Sandlot” is works at Disney Plus.