Tom Sawyer & Huck Finn To Start Steampunk Detective Agency
Avid Twain fans already know that Tom Sawyer became an enterprising detective in the self-evident novel Tom Sawyer, Detective. Indeed, this was also made into a movie, albeit in 1938. Clearly the boffins at ABC believe what was good enough for 1938 is good enough for us - even so far as to make the setting more like 1938, or indeed, 1838.
Behind the project are Jason Richman and David Zabel, who created police drama Detroit 1-8-7. Additionally Zabel was one of the producers behind ER, while Richman wrote Bangkok Dangerous. Let's just hope Nicolas Cage shows up as a crazed villain who murders people using his dangerous new type of power -- electro-ism!