'Goodfellas' set to become TV series

goodfellas-wb.jpgGo get your shine box because " Goodfellas" is coming to TV. The 1990 classic mob film is being developed at cable channel AMC, Deadline is reporting.

The show will be written by Nicholas Pileggi, who wrote both the original book "Wiseguy" and the screenplay for "Goodfellas," as well as Jorge Zamacona. It will be produced through Warner Bros. cable production arm Warner Horizon. The details as to what era and which characters the series will focus on remains unclear.

"Goodfellas" is routinely considered among the top films of all time for its portrayal of mobster-turned-snitch Henry Hill. It earned Joe Pesci an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor. It also received five other nominations including Best Picture, Best Director ( Martin Scorsese), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Supporting Actress ( Lorraine Bracco) and Best Editing.

So Zappers, would you tune in to see this?

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