Here's What We Know About the New 'Little House on the Prairie' Movie

Here's What We Know About the New 'Little House on the Prairie' Movie

Hitch up your oxen and strap on your suspenders because Little House on the Prairie is making a comeback. A film reboot based on the Little House on the Prairie TV series, which ran on from NBC from 1974 to 1982, is reportedly in the works, according to Variety.

The film was dropped by Sony and picked up by Paramount, where it is currently in development, the Guardian reportedSean Durkin is set to direct, and Abi Morgan, a writer on Suffragette and The Iron Lady, will pen the script. No cast members have yet been announced.

Victor French, Melissa Gilbert and Dean Butler in costume on the set of NBC's "Little House on the Prairie."
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The TV series was based on the semi-autobiographical children's books by author Laura Ingalls Wilder, who was inspired by her childhood in a pioneer family on the 19th-century American frontier. 

In addition to the TV series, the books also inspired a 1999 miniseries about Wilder's life and a musical adaptation.

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Anna Swartz

Anna is a staff writer for Mic covering breaking news. She can be reached at aswartz@mic.com.

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