Love, Simon

20th Century Fox

The label behind "Love, Simon" may not have survived Disney's acquisition of Fox, but there's still interest in the story. A TV series adaptation for the new streaming service Disney+ is reportedly a possibility.

The idea is being explored, according to Variety. Details are scarce and Disney has yet to comment, so it remains to be seen what the project would look like. A source did tell Variety, though, that it could involve the film's writers, Issac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger, who are also "This Is Us" co-showrunners.

The 2018 film focused on Simon (Nick Robinson), a closeted gay high school student from Georgia whose life changes when he falls for an anonymous classmate online. It is based on Becky Albertalli's 2015 young adult novel "Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda." There also happens to be a sequel called "Leah on the Offbeat," which could, in theory, also serve as source material for the potential TV series.

So far, there are several series based on existing properties headed to Disney+. These include a "Monsters, Inc." sequel series, a "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" prequel, a Marvel series centered on the Vision and Scarlet Witch, and more. Like the others, a "Love, Simon" series could also be a big draw.

[via: Variety]