The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (05.01.17)

db-13-Reasons-WhyNetflix Likes to Say It’s Different From Everyone Else, But is it?

The possibility of a second season for the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why shows a possibly larger and more alarming trend at the streaming giant: that it’s not as creator-friendly as it seems and has the same greed as other networks.

db-jeremy-rennerJeremy Renner Will Star in and Produce a Doc Holliday Movie Once he Wraps Avengers: Infinity War

Kevin Frakes’ PalmStar Media has optioned Mary Doria Russell’s Doc and Epitaph: A Novel of the O.K. Corral, which together chronicle Holliday’s life from Atlanta-based dentist to the deadly gunfighter who headed West to stand beside Wyatt Earp.

db-David-Slade-Black-MirrorBlack Mirror Recruits American Gods, Twilight Director David Slade For Season 4 Episode

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.

More News From Around The Web

  • Silicon Valley and Patriots Day actor Jimmy O. Yang is joining the cast of the Warner Bros.’ adaptation of Crazy Rich Asians which will be directed by Jon M. Chu. (Deadline)

  • Pete’s Dragon star Oakes Fegley is set to co-star opposite Robert De Niro in comedy pic The War With Grandpa, a film adaptation of Robert Kimmel Smith’s novel, which Tim Hill is directing. (Deadline)

  • Anthony Ramos has landed a role in Warner Bros’ Bradley Cooper-directed musical A Star Is Born, starring Cooper and Stefani Germanotta (aka Lady Gaga). (Deadline)

  • The season 4 finale of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. titled  “World’s End”, airing Tuesday, will see the return of Robbie Reyes (Gabriel Reyes) aka Ghost Rider. (TV Line)

  • Pitch, Fox’s baseball drama starring Kylie Bunbury and Dan Lauria will not return for a second season. The show was produced in partnership with Major League Baseball. (Variety)

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