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ABC Is Ready to Tackle Footballers' Wives

Per Variety, ABC has greenlit a pilot for a U.S. adaptation of the U.K. hit Footballers' Wives, and even has X-Men's Bryan Singer — whose last TV pilot was House — loosely attached to direct. In its American incarnation, Wives will be set in the world of pro football rather than that "other" football, soccer, yet promises to retain its over-the-top frothiness. Also in the U.S. version: more-conspicuous dental hygiene.

Matt Mitovich

Per Variety, ABC has greenlit a pilot for a U.S. adaptation of the U.K. hit Footballers' Wives, and even has X-Men's Bryan Singer - whose last TV pilot was House - loosely attached to direct.
In its American incarnation, Wives will be set in the world of pro football rather than that "other" football, soccer, yet promises to retain its over-the-top frothiness. Also in the U.S. version: more-conspicuous dental hygiene.