NBC is developing a TV series version of the 2002 surfing movie Blue Crush. Reboots, remakes, and revivals of older properties continue to be a high priority for TV networks, with new projects materializing on a near-constant basis. Some of these projects are revivals of older TV series, while others are adaptations of films, or serve as a spinoff of a movie franchise’s universe. Falling into the second category is Blue Crush, an adaptation of director John Stockwell’s aforementioned 2002 movie of the same name.

Based on a magazine article called “Life’s Swell” by writer Susan Orlean, Blue Crush was co-written by Stockwell and Lizzy Weiss, the latter of which ...

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