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Epic trilogy The Star Shards Chronicles has been picked up by Gaumont for a high-concept animated series adaptation. The books were penned by New York Times bestselling author Neal Shusterman.
Series set in a secret Government courtroom where spies are tried for treason and revolves around an eccentric defense attorney who is more than willing to risk his own life to protect his whistle-blower clients from powerful Government persecution. Homeland meets Suits in tone.
An alternate history based on real people and events about the hunt for Jack the Ripper in NYC in 1891.
Blindspot taps MMA fight Ronda Rousey in guest starring role and Tim Robbins is returning to television has he lands the lead role in Alan Ball’s family drama on HBO.
Suicide Squad actor Alex Meraz joins WGN America’s Scalped, the anticipated drama series based on DC’s graphic novel, and Jeremy Luke reunites with his Magic City co-star Milo Ventimiglia on This is Us
Jay Riedl, a Launch Pad Alum from our 2016 Launch Pad Pilots Competition, has signed with APA. This follows her pilot Snark landing in the Top 25 of last year’s competition and a first signing with Echo Lake Entertainment.
Cable giant HBO has put into development Edison, a new dark comedy musical from the minds of John Roberts and H. Jon Benjamin, who both provide voices on the popular Fox animated series Bob’s Burgers. They’ll also executive produce alongside Amy Poehler.
Joining the growing list of projects in development about the famed Serbian-American scientist Nikola Tesla is Tesla & Twain, a pitch acquired by CBS Films. The project was written by Eric Siegel, with The Jungle Book’s Brigham Taylor producing.
A fictional exploration of the real historical friendship between The Adventures of Tom Sawyer author Mark Twain and genius inventor Nikola Tesla.
In a competitive situation, Hulu has acquired a new drama series based on the book Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass from author Meg Medina. Jane the Virgin’s Gina Rodriguez will executive produce via her I Can and I Will Productions banner.
NYPD detective Joseph Petrosino investigates and attempts to bring down the gang whose calling card is a black hand.
The Brandon Sanderson-penned sci-fi novella Snapshot has been acquired by MGM. Broken Road Productions (Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse) and Entertainment 360 (Office Christmas Party) are set to produce.