Misfits is coming to America. Freeform has announced they are rebooting the British series, says The Hollywood Reporter.
The new series comes from executive producers Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, who previously developed Gossip Girl.
Created by Howard Overman, the original Misfits series starred Robert Sheehan, Iwan Rheon, Antonia Thomas, Lauren Socha, and Nathan Stewart-Jarrett as a group of young adults who develop superpowers after being exposed to an electrical storm. The series ran on E4 from 2009 to 2013.
Few details have been released about the American reboot, but it seems the general plot will be the same.
A drama based on a hit British series, a group of twentysomethings are exposed to a mysterious chemical and subsequently develop peculiar superpowers. The series is from ABC Signature Studios and executive produced by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage.”
What do you think? Did you watch the British Misfits? Would you watch the American version?