24 May 2012 11:37 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Over the past few years we've seen a host of classic television series getting the big screen treatment, but now it seems that TV executives are looking to reverse the trend by turning to movies for their source material. Earlier this year NBC commissioned a series based upon the cinematic serial killer Hannibal Lecter from writer-producer Bryan Fuller (Pushing Daisies, Heroes) and director David Slade (30 Days of Night; The Twilight Saga: Eclipse) and now Vulture is reporting that The Exorcist has been tapped for a ten-episode series, which is set to be shopped around to networks in the coming weeks.

According to the report, the series will be adapted by Sean Durkin, who made his feature film debut last year with the Elizabeth Olsen-headlined thriller Martha Marcy May Marlene, and is set to be produced by Roy Lee (The Departed, The Ring). The small screen adaptation is said to »

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