The 1992 film - which starred Bruce Willis, Meryl Streep and Goldie Hawn - was a dark fantasy comedy in which two women attain eternal youth.
Cable network Bravo is now developing a small-screen version, with the movie's director Robert Zemeckis on board as executive producer, reports Variety.
Upon original release, Death Becomes Her received mixed reviews, but was a box office success, grossing $149 million globally. The film subsequently developed a cult following on home media.
Other movies being adapted for US television this season include A Knight's Tale at ABC and Fargo at FX.