O'Dowd's Moone Boy heading for US remake
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O'Dowd's Moone Boy heading for US remake

CHRIS O'Dowd and co-writer Nick Vincent Murphy's Irish comedy series Moone Boy, is heading for a US remake

Network ABC is planning a US version of the show, according to Deadline.com.

Reports suggest that a pilot for the planned series is to be made, with O'Dowd scripting the new adaptation and Sony Pictures TV producing.

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O'Dowd is not set to feature in the US version. He will be the executive producer.

Moone Boy - which won an International Emmy last year - is broadcast on Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) channels.