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Top Cow Comics and NBC are teaming up with Carol Mendelsohn and Caroline Dries on an adaptation of Witchblade. The graphic novel-turned drama series has landed a script commitment from the network.
With Black-ish exploding into one of the most talked-about sitcoms of the past few years, ABC is eyeing a potential spinoff that would star series regular Yara Shahidi. The project is in early talks with a potential backdoor pilot from Kenya Barris and Larry Wilmore.
A People v. O.J. star is eyeing a role in the new Predator film and Gold director Stephen Gaghan will helm The Divisionadaptation. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
DC’s Shazam is already expanding into its own franchise with plans for a spinoff centering on supervillain Black Adam in the works. In addition to producing, Dwayne Johnson will star in the title role.
Showrunner Ryan Murphy continues to look ahead as he builds his American Crime Story franchise with the option of A Vast Conspiracy. The book, which follows the President Bill Clinton scandal with Monica Lewinsky, is in the works as the focus of a future season.
Tandem Productions of Studiocanal has put into development Deep City from scribe Juan Carlos Coto. The project is a described as a music-driven ensemble drama.
Indie film production company Breaking Glass Pictures is expanding focus as they break into the television market with a new TV division and two pilots in development. They also have a third project they are looking at as a feature film adaptation.
Toy juggernaut Hasbro is preparing to release Hanazuki: Full of Treasures, a digital webseries with daily eleven-minute episodes, targeted at tween girls. Following its premiere, Hasbro will launch an app in April and roll out toys and clothes connected to the series’ character in June.
After last night’s Golden Globes and the success of countless new and diverse voices in the past year, the annual Bitch List has never appeared more timely. In its fourth year, the List works to highlight unproduced feature and television screenplays that pass the Bechdel test.
We’ve picked a few of the best and brightest categories that will be honored this Sunday, January 8 at the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards to give our take on who we think is going to win… and who we think should win in the world of film and television.
Short film Picture Paris has landed a series adaptation at Epix in a competitive situation with multiple networks in pursuit. The half-hour comedy from Brad Hall will star Meg Ryan and has been put on the fast-track for development in the hopes for a straight-to-series order.
Oh, Hello on Broadway stars Nick Kroll and John Mulaney have booked hosting duties at next month’s Film Independent Spirit Awards. The event will air live on IFC on February 25.
Season 1, Episode 10 – Xavier and Evie’s relationship comes to a head as he is forced to confront his daddy issues while she spends time with a former flame in “No Soup for You.” Meanwhile, Deirdre turns to Hank when she needs help with an upcoming inspection.
Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K , unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K’s discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.
Sony Pictures is in talks with Roland Emmerich to direct their Dark Matter adaptation. The best-selling sci-fi thriller was published by Crown back in July but Sony and Matt Tolmach Productions have been working on the adaptation since 2014 when they made a pre-emptive $1.25 million deal for the book.
Muppets writer Bob Kushell has signed on to write the pilot for the latest TV reboot, The Honeymooners, at CBS. The original series debuted in 1955 and was based on a recurring sketch from Cavalcade of Stars.
Best-selling fantasy series The Kingkiller Chronicle has added The Librarian’s John Rogers to write and executive produce a pilot for Lionsgate’s television adaptation. He joins previously attached Lin-Manuel Miranda who is producing and composing original music.
James R. Hannibal’s The Lost Property Office is headed for the big screen as Columbia Pictures has acquired the film rights to the YA novel. The property is the first in a series published earlier this year.
A closer look at the top agencies and management companies repping the Black List writers of 2016!