Before Amazing Amy went crazy in David Fincher‘s “Gone Girl,” Adrian Lyne‘s Oscar nominated “Fatal Attraction” was the cinematic benchmark for relationships getting psychotic. And so it goes in the TV world of remakes and reboots, as the movie is now getting reheated for a redo to be stretched out over a few nights.
THR reports that 20th Century Fox is developing the project, with “Mad Men” veterans Maria and Andre Jacquemetton penning the script about a married man whose affair turns into a total nightmare when his lover can’t let him go. This fits right in the network’s growing slate of one-off programming, which includes the currently airing “Wayward Pines,” upcoming efforts like “X-Files” and another iteration of “24.” But whether or not an audience will show up —did anyone watch NBC‘s “Rosemary’s Baby“?— we’ll just have to see, but if they can nab some compelling leads, it might be hard to resist.
So, keep your ear to the ground for this one and in the meantime, check out the original, or take a trip down memory lane with these clips.