Martin Scorsese’s film Shutter Island is heading to HBO as a new TV show. The film is set in 1954 with U.S. marshal Teddy Daniels taking on a new investigation. He is told to look into a missing patient from the psychiatric hospital Ashecliffe on Boston’s Shutter Island. He arrives at the hospital to discover doctors performing inhumane treatments on patients, and begins to question everything, including his own identity. The TV show will be titled Ashecliffe after the hospital in the film. Martin Scorsese has been confirmed as the director for the pilot. While author Dennis Lehane who wrote the novel, which the 2010 film is based on, will co-write the TV pilot. Paramount Television will be working with HBO to develop the TV show.