The Only Way Is Essex set for American remake!

The Only Way Is Essex

Hit ITV2 reality series The Only Way Is Essex is set to go global later this year, with interest for an American version of the show.

The Sun reports that TOWIE makers Lime Pictures, who also produce Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks, are in talks about foreign versions of the 'scripted' reality show.

The newspaper reports that potential locations for the US series include Texas and Florida, while there are also set to be versions launched in Australia, Germany and Finland.

The UK version of the show aired its fourth series in February, and is set to return to screens again in just a months' time.

This year will see a record 4 series of the show, totally over 40 episodes over the next 12 months.

The British version completed its fourth series at the end of February.

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