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Gaiman will exec. produce the series under his multi-year exclusive deal with FremantleMedia following the success of the Starz series American Gods based on Gaiman’s novel.
Celeste Ng’s book was optioned by Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine last year, who then brought it to Washington’s Simpson Street, and they brought on Liz Tigelaar (Casual) to adapt and act as showrunner for the series.
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend writer-producers Rachel Specter and Audrey Wauchope will write the screenplay for the comedy set in the world of law enforcement with Brosh McKenna producing.
The third collaboration between Johnson with Rawson Marshall Thurber (Central Intelligence, Skyscraper) is an action-comedy with no details on the plot, although it must be good since it began a bidding war between multiple studios.
Goldsman will lead the writers room and produce the seven-movie series via his Weed Road banner with the likes of Michael Chabon, NIcole Perlman, Jeff Pinkner and Christina Hodson participating.
Universal won the bid for the original pitch and treatment co-written by Chastain, who will produce the film along with Maven Pictures. Crazy Rich Asians writer Peter Chiarelli will write the script.
Affleck won an Oscar for his role in the Amazon-released “Manchester by the Sea” while Amy Sherman-Palladino, Daniel Palladino are making “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” at the network.
Engelson’s ex-wife Meghan Markle is currently dating Prince Harry, and the fictional premise of show involves a divorced man whose ex-wife marries into the British Royal family.
Following his Oscar win as the director of La La Land, the acclaimed filmmaker continues his love of musicals with the series set around a French night club and songs written by Grammy winner Glenn Ballard.