Prepare to be creeped out by the impending birth of the Devil’s baby as NBC has confirmed the network’s moving forward with a Rosemary’s Baby miniseries. The four hour project will shoot in Paris in January 2014 and has Agnieszka Holland on board to direct. Scott Abbott (Introducing Dorothy Dandridge) and James Wong (American Horror Story) are adapting Ira Levin’s bestselling novel for the small screen.
According to NBC, casting will be taking place shortly. Joshua Maurer, Alix Witlin, and David Stern are executive producing.
“Ira Levin’s mesmerizing book was a groundbreaking reflection on how effective and influential a psychological thriller could be,” stated Quinn Taylor, Executive Vice President, Movies, Miniseries and International Co-Productions, NBC Entertainment. “We’re looking forward to adapting his incredible work and bringing those indelible characters to a new generation of viewers.”
“As we move into the event movie and miniseries space, Rosemary’s Baby represents the kind of attention-getting, surprising project that will make noise for us,” added Jennifer Salke, President, NBC Entertainment. “The story has been updated and moved to Paris, but it’s faithful to the spirit of Ira Levin’s classic novel. This is a compelling tale wonderfully told.”
Rosemary’s Baby centers on a young married couple who move into a Paris apartment that has a haunted past. After getting pregnant, the wife becomes increasingly suspicious that both her husband and their neighbors will have ulterior motives when her child is born.
-Posted by Rebecca Murray
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