NBC has ordered eight episodes, adapted by Brothers & Sisters creator Jon Robin Baitz.
The remake was first reported in October 2012 but NBC has now formally given the greenlight.
The Us version is likely to follow the same approach of each episode looking at a cataclysmic act -one man slapping another couple.s misbehaving child-. from the viewpoint of each participant and onlooker.
The Slap is the latest addition to an unprecedented wave of remakes for Us networks, which include Essential Media and Entertainment's Rake (Fox »
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