ABC Is Developing a TV Series Based on Castle's Derrick Storm Novels

By LizRaftery

Aug 21, 2014

The Derrick Storm novels penned by Castle's title character may soon be getting their own standalone series.

According to Variety, ABC is developing a show based on Richard Castle's (Nathan Fillion) best-selling mystery books, which have also been published in real life. Gregory Poirier (Missing) is writing the pilot and executive-producing with Castle creator Andrew Marlowe (who announced this summer that he's stepping down as primary showrunner) and Marlowe's wife, Terri Edda Miller. 

Derrick Storm, the hero of the novels, is a spy who helps the CIA with secret missions. 

Castle kicks off Season 7 on Monday, September 29 at 10pm on ABC.


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  • stingerq8 Aug 25, 2014

    I think it's a great idea :)

  • rpennycuff Aug 24, 2014

    I can't wait! Hope this series does as well as Castle.

  • Mcarson09 Aug 24, 2014

    It's a better idea than the How I met your dad show!!

  • missjudgment Aug 22, 2014

    So meta.

  • CurlyMC Aug 22, 2014

    So a fictional character from a series of real books. by a fictional author in a fictional tv show, is going to get his own fictional tv show. Gotta Love it.

  • Copioli Aug 22, 2014

    That's a totally bad idea.

  • CalumRobertson Aug 22, 2014

    Looking at those titles, they're gonna run out of useable storm puns quickly.

  • maxdementis Oct 03, 2014

    John Sandford is still going strong with variations on "prey"....

  • xubxerox Aug 22, 2014

    Oh, somehow I doubt that....

    ... either because the show won't survive that long or because they will come up with some really crazy ones..

  • rishabhpb Aug 22, 2014

    But still my webcomic about a stationary worm won't get adapted. Cruel world.

  • ianjd Aug 21, 2014

    Now we just need Derrick Storm to write Nathan Fillion fiction and complete the circle...

  • BMcKee Aug 22, 2014

    Well, in the Nikki Heat books the Took character mentions that "Nathan" would be a good choice to play him in a movie adaptation of an article he wrote about Nikki Heat. Round and round and round in a circle game.

  • Kallenprice97 Aug 21, 2014

    Well, these books were never intended to truly be best sellers. They were a marketing gimmick for the show – and a very effective one. But, with the right creative team, this could be a very interesting show.


    I will certainly give it a shot.

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