The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (07.06.17)

Felicity Jones Swan LakeFelicity Jones-Led Swan Lake Movie Sparks Bidding War Over July 4th Holiday

Based on Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet, Swan Lake follows a princess named Odette who is turned into a swan by an evil sorcerer’s curse.

ava duvernay excerptAva DuVernay and Oprah in the Works on Central Park Five Series with Netflix

Netflix is developing a limited series based on the true story of the Central Park Five jogger case, written and directed by Ava DuVernay. She will executive produce alongside Oprah Winfrey, Jeff Skoll, Jonathan King, Jane Rosenthal, and Berry Welsh.

Launch Pad Alumni ExcerptLaunch Pad Alum Derek Asaff Signs with Lee Stobby Entertainment (Exclusive)

Derek Asaff, whose pilot scripts The Cure and The End both placed in the 2017 Launch Pad Pilots Competition, has signed with Derrick Eppich of Lee Stobby Entertainment.

More News From Around the Web

  • Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury will appear in Captain Marvel in 2019. (Empire)

  • Once Upon a Time‘s upcoming season adds five new cast members: Gabrielle Anwar, Dania Ramirez, Adelaide Kane, Mekia Cox, and Rose Reynolds. (TVLine)

  • Michael Gambon and Emily Watson are joining Angela Lansbury in BBC and PBS’ adaptation of Little Women. (Playbill)

  • Amazon and ITV’s upcoming seven-part adaptation of Vanity Fair has added Tom Bateman to co-star alongside Olivia Cooke. (Variety)

  • Jane the Virgin‘s Justin Baldoni to produce and host new men’s talk show The Men’s Room. (Variety)

  • Teen Wolf‘s final season will premiere on July 30 and is also headed to San Diego Comic-Con for a Hall H panel on Thursday, July 20. (ComingSoon)

  • USA’s upcoming comedic series Olive Forever adds Sarah Yarkin and Adam DiMarco as series regulars. (Deadline)

  • Johan Renck is set to helm In the Garden of the King for Anonymous Content and Made In Africa Films. (Deadline)

  • Josh Hopkins and Charisma Carpenter have joined the cast of the sci-fi family drama Mail Order Monster. (Deadline)

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