has put in development Serendipity, a an hourlong romantic comedy inspired by the 2001 Miramax
movie starring John Cusack
and Kate Beckinsale
. It hails from Miramax Television.
Written and executive produced by Jonny Umansky
, in Serendipity
, Harry and Claire fall in love one fateful night, are separated by circumstance and then spend years trying to find one another again … with a little help from the universe. Miramax Television is the studio.
“I’ve been madly in love with this movie for more than half my life,” says Umansky. “Never has the world needed a show like Serendipity
more, and the love stories we have in store are big, bold and filled to the brim with whimsy and wonder.”
The 2001 romantic comedy film, directed by Peter Chelsom
, revolved around Jonathan (Cusack) and Sara (Beckinsale) who share a dessert at New York restaurant Serendipity 3
after a chance encounter at a department store.