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Mark Ruffalo wants Columbo movie

Mark Ruffalo has confirmed that he would love to play Columbo on the big screen.

The Begin Again actor revealed his interest in starring as the much-loved TV detective in a movie adaptation during conversations on Twitter.

It started when screenwriter Gary Whitta asked the actor why a Columbo film starring him in the role, which was made famous by Peter Falk, wasn't already in the pipeline.

And Mark replied: "@garywhitta LOL. I have been working on it!"

He also said he had been approached about the idea by screenwriter Ed Soloman.

"We are thinking a movie," he tweeted.

Other Twitter users also piped up to say they thought it was a good idea and Mark and Gary started discussing the possibility of a Columbo film.

However, another tweet suggested the project doesn't look too likely.

Mark said: "It seems Universal has it and is already developing a TV show. Boo hoo."

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