Country Music Television is aiming to get the blues. Deadline reports CMT and Paramount Television are developing a Varsity Blues TV show, based on the 1999 film of the same name. The feature starred Dawson’s Creek‘s James Van Der Beek as second string Quarterback, Jonathan Moxon or “Mox.”
CMT has ordered a script from original film scribe, W. Peter Iliff. The writer’s other work includes Rites of Passage, Under Suspicion, Patriot Games, and Point Break. The movie cast also included Jon Voight, Scott Caan, Richard Lineback, Tiffany C. Love, Amy Smart, and Thomas F. Duffy, as well as the late Paul Walker and Ron Lester.
RELATED: Varsity Blues‘ Ron Lester has died at age 45.
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