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Bruce Willis' Red is coming to TV as a new series

Executives at America's NBC network have announced plans to turn the star-studded films into a TV series, and the screenwriters behind the 2010 hit and its 2013 sequel, Jon Hoeber and Erich Hoeber, have signed on to work on the adaptation.

tv Updated: Aug 19, 2015 21:16 IST
Bruce Willis

Bruce Willis, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Helen Mirren, John Malkovich and Mary-Louise Parker in the poster for Red 2.

Actors Bruce Willis and Helen Mirren's hit action comedy franchise Red is to be adapted for the small screen.



Executives at America's NBC network have announced plans to turn the star-studded films into a TV series, and the screenwriters behind the 2010 hit and its 2013 sequel, Jon Hoeber and Erich Hoeber, have signed on to work on the adaptation, reported Deadline.



Red, inspired by the comic book series of the same name, starred Willis, Mirren, Morgan Freeman, John Malkovich, Mary-Louise Parker and Karl Urban as former CIA operatives in a group called RED (Retired Extremely Dangerous), who find themselves back in action.



The original film grossed nearly USD 200 million at the worldwide box office, while the follow-up brought in USD 148 million.