Newswire: M. Night Shyamalan wants to make an Unbreakable TV show
With Fox’s Wayward Pines, director and executive producer M. Night Shyamalan is getting the kind of positive critical attention he hasn’t seen in years. Now, the auteur believes that TV might be the best format to continue the story of what many consider his best film, Unbreakable. As a quiet account of a man gradually discovering that he has superpowers, the movie has developed a fan base of people who think that superhero movies don’t necessarily need to end with an onslaught of pyrotechnics.
Shyamalan told IGN that, “as a way to continue the story, yes,” the idea of a TV show interests him. He elaborated in a way that mimics many of his films, by starting with a clear idea and refusing to stop until it’s completely muddled:
Could you do a six-episode Unbreakable series on Netflix or HBO? Yeah! That’s cool. I even …