In a first for an Antipodean television drama, ABC network (USA) has given the go ahead on the pilot episode for the US version of South Pacific Pictures’ successful drama series Outrageous Fortune.
Rob Thomas (Cupid, Veronica Mars) wrote the script, which is based on the hit New Zealand series created by Rachel Lang and James Griffin.
Thomas will also act as Executive Producer on the show.
A fourth series of OUTRAGEOUS FORTUNE is currently in production and will screen on TV3 in New Zealand in mid-2008. Previous series of the show screened on channels Nine, Ten and Foxtel in Australia.
A UK version of OUTRAGEOUS FORTUNE has also been adapted for ITV. Honest was produced by Greenlit Rights and starred Amanda Redman.