The Fox network has given a script commitment for “These Final Hours,” a U.S. cable television series adaptation of 2013’s Australian apocalyptic drama feature of the same name.
Nathan Phillips, Angourie Rice, Jessica De Gouw and Daniel Henshall starred in the original film which is set in Perth, Australia and starts ten minutes after a meteor hits the North Atlantic. With just twelve hours left until the subsequent global firestorm reaches, the story follows a group of twenty-somethings as they celebrate the last hours of their lives.
EuropaCorp TV Studios USA is producing the small screen version with original film writer/director Zak Hildizactch on board to serve in the same capacities. The new take shifts the action to the San Francisco Bay Area and follows three siblings who srace to get to their estranged father’s bomb shelter that can withstand the end of days.
Matthew Gross, Edouard de Vesinne and Thomas Anargyros will executive produce. This marks EuropaCorp’s second U.S. network sale of late following NBC’s order for a “Taken” TV series.