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'Three's Company' film adaptation in the works at New Line Cinema

By
Wade Sheridan
New Line Cinema is interested in making a Three's Company film adaptation based on the popular sitcom of the same name. Photo courtesy of TV Land
New Line Cinema is interested in making a "Three's Company" film adaptation based on the popular sitcom of the same name. Photo courtesy of TV Land

LOS ANGELES, April 20 (UPI) -- New Line Cinema plans on producing a new film based on iconic television series, Three's Company.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the production company is currently in negations to acquire the rights to Three's Company and have already hired He's Just Not That Into You screenwriters Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein to pen the project.

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Veteran Hollywood producer Robert Cort (Cocktail, Runaway Bride) is also attached. New Line Cinema is reportedly planning on setting the adaptation in the 1970s.

Starring John Ritter, Joyce De Witt and Suzanne Somers, Three's Company originally aired from 1977 to 1984 on ABC. Considered a television classic, the comedy followed Jack Tripper (Ritter) as he pretended to be gay in order to let the trio's landlord allow him to live with Janet Wood (DeWitt) and Chrissy Snow (Somers).

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