Category Archives: Attachments (TV)
All of your TV attachments in front of and behind the camera.
BBC One and PBS’ Masterpiece are developing an adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women, and Angela Lansbury is in talks to join as Aunt March.
It Comes at Night star Riley Keough has been tapped to join Al Pacino in HBO’s upcoming movie about Joe Paterno and the Penn State’s Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal.
Long-running CW series “Supernatural” has a new spinoff in the works via a backdoor pilot in the season 13. The potential series, “Wayward Sisters”, would star Kim Rhodes from the original series as Sheriff Jody Mills.
Streaming giant Netflix is in the works on new series “The Good Cop” with television veteran Tony Danza set to star. “Monk” creator Andy Breckman will serve as showrunner and will executive produce with Randy Zisk and Howard Klein.
Damages star Glenn Close is set to topline Sea Oak, a zombie-centric comedy series from Amazon that was picked up to series earlier this year. The project was penned by George Saunders and is executive produced Affiliated Pictures’ Jonathan Krauss.
Streaming network Netflix has tapped Michiel Huisman to join upcoming drama The House of Haunting Hill. The series is a reboot of Shirley Jackson’s 1959 novel which was previously adapted into films in 1963 and 1999.
After departing the Shonda Rhimes medical drama Grey’s Anatomy two years ago, Sandra Oh is returning to the small screen with a starring role in Killing Eve, a new thriller series from Fleabag creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge.
The CW continues to add diversity to its primetime lineup as it has cast Tala Ashe in the role of Zari Adrianna Tomaz for season three of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. The character is a Muslim American woman from the year 2030 who lives in a world of contradictions.
Oscar-winner Julia Roberts is in talks to headline Homecoming from Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail. The project hails from Universal Cable Productions and is based on the fictional podcast of the same name, which debuted last November.
Oscar-winning actor Al Pacino is continuing his working relationship with HBO and is set to star as former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno in an untitled movie from Barry Levinson. Paterno, who was regarded as the best coach in college football history, made headlines in 2011 when he became embroiled in Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal.
Golden Globe-nominated actor Paul Dano is shifting his focus to TV with the upcoming limited series Escape at Dannemora. The Showtime project will be executive produced and directed by Ben Stiller and is based on the 2015 prison escape in upstate New York.
An adaptation of Maria Semple’s New York Times Bestseller novel Today Will Be Different has landed at HBO with Julia Roberts attached to star and produce. The project is in development at Annapurna Television.
Written by Aeysha Carr and produced by Lionsgate TV, The Studio will chronicle the everyday (and every night) antics that take place inside a music recording studio, where people work unusual hours in an unorthodox office environment.
HBO recently renewed Silicon Valley for a fifth season, but Miller won’t be coming back with the rest of the gang. We’ll certainly be said to see him go, but the rest of that ensemble cast is so funny, they should have no problem picking up the slack.
The star of Hulu’s critically acclaimed adaptation of The Handmaid’s Tale Elisabeth Moss has picked her next small-screen project: an adaptation of Mary Beth Keane’s 1999 novel Fever, which she will star in and executive produce.
British actor Hugh Grant is returning to the small screen for the first time since 1993 to star in A Very English Scandal, reuniting him with Florence Foster Jenkins director Stephen Frears.
Still riding the high from the success of his directorial debut, the horror film Get Out, Jordan Peele is set to executive produce the new HBO series Lovecraft Country, which has been given a straight-to-series order.
Academy Award-nominated actress Angela Bassett is ready to tackle some emergency calls in the upcoming procedural drama 911. The project, which comes from Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, recently received a 13-episode straight-to-series order at Fox.
Donald Glover’s impressive juggling of Atlanta and Deadpool for FX (not to mention thriving film and music careers) mirrors that of Noah Hawley, who created Fargo for the network before launching the comic book adaptation Legion to great success.
The Tracking Board hears that Benicio del Toro is in negotiations to star opposite fellow Oscar winner Patricia Arquette in Escape at Clinton Correctional, an eight-episode limited series about the 2015 prison escape in upstate New York that Ben Stiller will direct for Showtime.
Veteran actors Danny DeVito and Jeff Goldblum are teaming up for an untitled half-hour comedy series in development at Amazon Studios. The comedy comes from Imagine Television and was created by Tim Long.
Slade is the gifted stylist who directed Hard Candy and 30 Days of Night before landing a job directing the blockbuster The Twilight Saga: Eclipse. Since then, he has focused his attention on television, directing episodes of Breaking Bad, Powers, Hannibal and the new Starz series American Gods.
The 1997 political satire Wag the Dog is getting the television treatment from HBO, with original director Barry Levinson and star Robert de Niro returning for this small-screen adaptation. Rajiv Joseph is on board to adapt and executive produce.
Hot off winning Best Director at the Oscars for La La Land, Damien Chazelle is attached to direct The Eddy, a new TV musical drama set in modern-day Paris. Jack Thorne will write the project.
Academy Award-winning actress Hilary Swank is taking her talent to television. She is set to join Donald Sutherland in FX’s 10-episode limited series Trust from the Oscar-winning trio of Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy, and Christian Colson.
Black Hawk Down author Mark Bowden has spent the past five years working on the book, which will be published June 6. It examines the Tet Offensive, which was the turning point of American involvement in the Vietnam War, and features characters on all sides of the conflict.
Fox is bringing back The X-Files with stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, and creator Chris Carter as showrunner and executive producer, for a ten-episode run in the 2017-2018 season.
Lifetime original movie Flint has tapped Queen Latifa, Betsy Brandt, Jill Scott, and Marin Ireland to star. The project from Sony Pictures TV will also be executive produced by Latifah.
Veteran actor Donald Sutherland has been tapped to star in the upcoming FX anthology series Trust from filmmaker Danny Boyle, with production set to begin in June in London and Rome.
For the first time since the end of Fawlty Towers, John Cleese will star in a BBC sitcom. The project, Edith, stars Alison Steadman in the title role of the six-part series on BBC One.