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Wire writer Dennis Lehane has penned a pilot for the Love/Hate US remake

It’s gonna be set in Hawaii. Because Hawaii is like Ireland, right?

WHEN THE FIFTH season of Love/Hate ended last year, we were truly shocked when writer Stuart Carolan said he had no real intention of doing another series.

But never fear – The Wire scribe Dennis Lehane is here, and he wants to do a full US remake.

Lehane, who also wrote for Boardwalk Empire and penned the novels behind Shutter Island and Gone Baby Gone, has revealed that he has written a pilot for American TV.

Back in March, Lehane dropped some hints about a possible US version of the show, set in “a gritty part of Hawaii that the tourists don’t see”.

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Speaking at the Irish Writers’ Centre in Dublin yesterday, Lehane confirmed he has written a pilot:

I’m doing the entire Americanisation of Love/Hate but it hasn’t got the green light yet. I’ve written the pilot but we will have to see what happens. It will either get the go-ahead, or it’ll be dead within the next few months.

Mr Nidge Goes To Honolulu. We can see it.

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