David Gordon Green to Direct ‘Little House on the Prairie’

Abi Morgan will be adapting the classic book series by Laura Ingalls Wilder for this big screen event.
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David Gordon Green to Direct ‘Little House on the Prairie’

David Gordon Green to direct Little House on the PrairieDavid Gordon Green is a weird dude. The type of weird dude that wants a big screen adaptation of Little House on the Prairie resting up against Your Highness and Suspiria on his resume.

The director is taking the helm of this Western, based on the popular novel series by Laura Ingalls Wilder, which was turned into one of the most popular television series of the 70s. Abi Morgan is writing the screenplay.

The original book series was written between 1932 and 1943, and followed a farm family in the late 19th Century American West. Though it was a family show, it often dealt with dark subject matter, like blindness, devastating fires, and prairie rape. It actually sounds right up David Gordon Green's alley. Jeffrey Dean Morgan as Pa Ingalls, anyone? (We know they can never fill Michael Landon's shoes!)

Little House on the Prairie is in development .

Sources:Deadline

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  • Cindy-Jaruzel • 6 months ago

    I hope they stay truer to the books than Landon did. Like father like son with Jr's adaptation to the Love Comes Softly series. Nothing like the books. The Little House books stand on their own merit. No need for the changes.

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    • kguy • 3 years ago

      Out of all directors XD

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      • bawnian-dexeus • 3 years ago

        @mcleve02 To throw in sex?

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        • mcleve02 • 3 years ago

          Why are we doing remakes of classics that are still enjoyable enough to watch today... I hate you Hollywood...

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          • skywise • 3 years ago

            oh god no.

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            • dan1 • 3 years ago

              ......

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              • artkid04 • 3 years ago

                hope david gets a hit soon, looking to see how good his Suspiria remake will be

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                • ejk1 • 3 years ago

                  No one can fill Landon's shoes. You're exactly right, Orange.

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