Martin Scorsese could be directing a ‘Shutter Island’ TV series

The stereotypical path of an adapted story used to be from book or TV show to film — the former gave us crowd-pleasing big-screen treatments of stories we loved, and the latter gave writers the space to tell a large chunk of an episodic story. These haven’t gone away by any means, but as we talk about the “golden age of television,” we’ve also started talking more and more about films (or books by way of famous films) that are being expanded upon in longer series. I just, for example, finished writing about a TV adaptation of The Omen, which will be airing next year on Lifetime. At San Diego Comic-Con, I wrote about an Evil Dead TV series. Now I’m writing about a TV adaptation of Shutter Island, a much more recent horror/thriller movie…

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