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Veronica Mars creator planning Les Miserables series

Aug 29, 2013 | 7:35pm EDT

Rob Thomas, the brains behind cult TV show Veronica Mars, is working on a plan to bring Les Miserables to the small screen. The writer/director, who earlier this year (13) shattered records when he asked fans of Veronica Mars to help him fund a movie adaptation of the TV drama, is developing a series inspired by the hit musical. According to, the ambitious project, which has been acquired by Fox network executives, will be a contemporary soap based on the classic Victor Hugo novel. The script centres around a former convict who becomes a top lawyer and now works to exonerate innocent clients.

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