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The reckless debauchery of Harmony Korine’s contemporary cult classic “Spring Breakers” is coming to television. Deadline reports that Blackpills, a digital streaming platform that is expected to launch this year, has ordered a “Spring Breakers” digital TV series from the original film’s producers Chris Hanley and Fernando Sulichin. The adaptation is one of four scripted shows the producing duo is setting up at Blackpills. Korine won’t be involved.

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Spring Breakers” became an instant cult classic when it was released by A24 in March 2013. The film gained attention for casting tween icons Selena Gomez, Ashley Benson and Vanessa Hudgens in a more provocative light, but it cemented its status as a critical favorite after reviews found much to admire in Korine’s takedown of hedonistic millennial culture. James Franco earned rave reviews »


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