If you don’t know The Boondock Saints, we suggest you track down a copy immediately!
The 1999 classic is full of quotable lines, insane action, and did we mention The Walking Dead‘s Daryl Dixon and his hot non-Merle brother??
After the film’s direct-to-video release (it was a Blockbuster exclusive, remember those??), it became a cult hit and even spawned the fair 2009 sequel Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day.
We may not be getting the end of the trilogy yet, but we’re getting the next best thing! A TV show!
Writer/director Troy Duffy is penning a prequel series that will reveal the origins of the vigilante MacManus brothers. Duffy said:
“For years I’ve been obsessed with telling a real origin story with Boondock, and IM Global TV has stepped up. Television is the perfect medium to explore these controversial characters on a much deeper level and to bring Boondock Saints to a whole new audience.”
Even original stars Norman Reedus and Sean Patrick Flanery are on board!
Though they’re obvi too old to play younger versions of themselves from 16 years ago, they are in talks to exec produce.
There is no air date in mind yet as the potential series hasn’t even found a showrunner yet.
But it’s enough for Boondock fans to have hope that the story isn’t over!
[Image via 20th Century Fox.]