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James Cameron's True Lies may come alive at ABC.

ABC reps confirm the network has ordered a script for a TV adaptation of the 1994 action film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jamie Lee Curtis. The story revolves around a family that discovers dad is a spy.

Watch a trailer for True Lies the film

Lies will be produced by Lightstorm Entertainment and 20th Century Fox TV. Rene Echevarria (Castle) is attached as showrunner and co-executive producer.

If ordered to series, Lies would be Cameron's entry into TV since Dark Angel, which ran on Fox in 2000. 

A young Eliza Dushku played Schwarzenegger's daughter in the original film. Anyone else hoping she'll pop up if the series in greenlit?