The movie about the world coming to an end is so popular they’re making it into a TV show! That’s right, 2012 is being developed into a television series.
According to EW, producer-writer-director of the apocalyptic film Roland Emmerich is developing a TV series that picks up after the big screen story ends.
He says, "The plan is that it is 2013 and it's about what happens after the disaster. It is about the resettling of Earth. That is very, very fascinating ... I think it will focus on a group of people who survived but not on the boats ... maybe they were on a piece of land that was spared or one that became an island in the process of the crust moving. There are so many possibilities of what they could do and I'd be excited to watch it."
The film's executive producer, Mark Gordon, who is executive producer of Grey's Anatomy and Private Practice, is already talking with ABC about the series. The network is reportedly very excited about the series since Lost will be ending after this year.
Gordon says, "I think people would be interested in this topic on a weekly basis. There's hope for the world despite the magnitude of the 2012 disaster as seen in the film. After the movie, there are some people who survive and the question is how will these survivors build a new world and what will it look like."
The show will be picking up where the movie ends, so make sure to go see it in theaters November 13th!