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Patricia Highsmith's 'Ripley' series may come to TV
Already a favorite of movie adaptors, Patricia Highsmith's Tom Ripley novels may be heading for the small screen.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Television 360, Endemol Shine Studios and publisher Diogenes are joining forces on a series adaptation of Highsmith's five-book series focusing on frequently murderous con man Tom Ripley, a character previously featured in Rene Clement's "Purple Noon" and Anthony Minghella's "The Talented Mr. Ripley," among other films.
The trade says that producers -- including Guymon Casady and Ben Forkner -- are shopping the property to writers and possibly stars before going out to premium cable networks or streaming services. — Daniel Fienberg