AceShowbiz - %cSylvester Stallone% is bringing "The Expendables" actions to television. The hit movie franchise is being developed as an event series with Stallone executive producing alongside the film's producer Avi Lerner.
According to Deadline, the TV adaptation is described as "a fun action drama that unites iconic TV stars as a new team of highly-skilled heroes who are on a mission to stop a dangerous terrorist."
Greg Coolidge, Kirk Ward and Shane Brennan ("NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service" and "NCIS: Los Angeles") will write the TV adaptation in addition to serving as executive producers. Brennan will also serve as showrunner for the event series.
No actor is cast for the project yet. "The Expendables" film franchise stars Stallone, %cArnold Schwarzenegger%, %cJason Statham% and %cTerry Crews% among other A-listers. It has spanned three movies. A female-centric spin-off "The ExpendaBelles" is currently in the works with Robert Luketic ("Legally Blonde", "Paranoia") on board as director.