'Sleepy Hollow' series 'being touted, Total Recall director attached'
Published Jul 20 2012, 21:37 BST | By Greg Laing
A Sleepy Hollow
television series is reportedly being touted.The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
was a 19th-century Washington Irving short story which went on to inspire a 1999 Tim Burton film treatment starring Johnny Depp and Christina Ricci. Deadline
reports that Star Trek
writers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, along with 20th Century Fox, are currently pitching a TV show based on the supernatural story.
The series would apparently be set in the modern day, with Ichabod Crane partnering Sleepy Hollow's female sheriff to solve mysterious happenings in the town.
Kurtzman and Orci are planning to write the script alongside the little-known Phillip Iscove, who came up with the idea.Total Recall
director Len Wiseman
, who was also recently linked to movie adaptation The Darkness
, is attached to direct.
Watch a clip from Wiseman's upcoming Total Recall