Stan Brooks, famous for making a number of successful telefilms, is going to start producing several weekly projects under his Once Upon a Time production banner. According to Variety, the first series he may produce is a serialized adaptation of the film Sordid Lives.
Delta Burke, Olivia Newton-John, Beau Bridges and Leslie Jordan are all planning on reprising their roles from the film. The series would air on the Logo Network, and it would be a weekly half-hour comedy. The movie revolved around a trailer park and the women who lived there. Thirteen episodes of the series have already been written, and it will be shot like a mini-series.
Brooks stated, "It's Steel Magnolias from the wickedest gay perspective. It needed creative financing and production models, and we were able to come with a plan that would let it be very cost-effective for Logo and put as much money on the screen as possible. You don't have to be a genius to know that the TV movie business is a roller coaster, and we're at the lowest point of the ride."
Brook's is also developing a series called Detention, which revolves around a group of high schoolers who spend their lunch hour in study hall. It will be an hour-long series for ABC. Brooks calls it a mix of Superbad and The Breakfast Club. He is also working on a weekly series about soldiers returning from Iraq.