13 November 2012 5:09 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

ABC found ratings success by adapting Disney's finest fairy tales into the one-hour drama series "Once Upon a Time," so it's not surprising that the network has turned to a theme-park ride from its parent company for inspiration as well. Popular roller coaster Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is being adapted for a television pilot by the Disney-owned network, an individual with knowledge of the situation told TheWrap. Chris Morgan ("Wanted," "Fast Five") will co-write the story with "Ice Age: Continental Drift's" Jason Fuchs, who will write the teleplay. ABC has ordered a script from ABC »


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