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0 December 16th, 2010 ABC to make U.S. version of “Being Erica”!

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The Canadian hit series Being Erica currently getting ready to air it’s third season in January on SOAPnet, is getting ready to be re-tooled with a U.S. version of the show by ABC!

According to Variety, “Maggie Friedman (“Eastwick”) will write the U.S. version and exec produce. David Fortier and Ivan Schneeberg, who head up Toronto-based Temple Street Prods., which produces the original series, will also exec produce. ABC Studios is behind the U.S. adaptation.

Being Erica centers on a woman who travels back in time to relive a regret from the past and manages to correct those wrongs in the present. Show, created by Jana Sinyor, debuted on CBC in 2009.  “We are extremely proud of the way Being Erica is making its mark in the international television market,’ Fortier and Schneeberg said.  The series airs in nearly 160 countries, including the U.K., Australia and Spain, in addition to the U.S.

Erin Karpluk currently stars as Erica in the Canadian version  on SOAPnet, and look for On-Air On-Soaps Podcast favorite, Dillon Casey to re-appear in season three as Ryan, a role he played in season one!

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