Not long ago, Lostwriter and producer Damon Lindelof announced he would return to television-based projects after venturing into big screen endeavors like this summer’s Prometheus along with lending his pen to the upcoming Star Trek 2 and the beleaguered World War Z. Now, Lindelof has announced that his televison project will be to adapt Tom Perrotta’s 2011 novel The Leftovers for HBO.
As long as you overlook Noah Baumbach’s adaptation of Jonathan Franzen’s The Corrections, HBO has a history of successfully transforming best-selling novels into hit television shows, and now, with the help of Lindelof, the network is hoping to make the quasi-religious mystery of The Leftovers the next program eating up an hour of your Sunday evening.
Perrotta’s novel concerns a small town dealing with the aftermath of a Rapture-like event known ...
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