Salma Hayek and ABC have teamed up to develop an eight-hour miniseries adaptation of Wicked, Variety reports.
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The project will not be a musical, but will rather be based on Gregory Maguire's best-seller, Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
, which spawned the Broadway hit. Erik Jendersen
(Band of Brothers)
is writing the script.Hayek, who previously brought Ugly Betty
to ABC, and her partner, Jose Tamez, will produce through their Ventanarosa Productions. It's unclear if she will also star in the miniseries.