Short-Lived ROME (HBO Series) Headed For The Big Screen – Details

March 5, 2010

ROME headed for the big screen

Source: HollywoodInsider.com

Rome creator/executive Bruno Heller — who went on to create CBS’s hit The Mentalist — has finished a script for Morning Light Productions, which financed the development and will produce the film. Series stars Kevin McKidd (Lucius Vorenus) and Ray Stevenson (Titus Pullo) will likely sign onto the movie, which picks up in Germany four years after the series ended.

Read more HERE.

THRALL WORLD last heard word of a big screen adapt of ROME back in late ’08. Series creator Heller at that time spoke of how he was forced to cram his planned seasons 2-4 into the second season before the show was cancelled. He also said that a potential fifth season would have revolved around the story of Jesus Christ, albeit from a slightly different perspective.

Does that mean the proposed movie will cover that ground? THRALL WORLD doubts that as Heller was also keen to point out, “There’s certainly more than enough history to go around.”

Read more on that HERE.


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