Fox Adapting UK Series ‘Gavin and Stacey’ for American TV
Though several American TV series have used British programming as inspiration, none have been as successful as The Office. Currently Shameless on Showtime is holding its own, but most other import shows have fallen by the wayside.
Now the BBC comedy Gavin & Stacy - which follows the trials and tribulations of a couple trying to maintain a long-distance relationship – is getting an American adaptation at Fox.
THR reports the original UK series creators, writers and co-stars, James Corden and Ruth Jones (who played the title couple’s friends, Smithy and Nessa) will executive produce (much like Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant did with The Office) and David Rosen (who scripted MTV’s I Just Wants My Pants Back) will write the script.
Gavin & Stacey started small on BBC Three, but when the audience kept growing, it headed ...
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