The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (07.27.17)

runayways smallHulu’s “Runaways” Lives in the Same World as the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Hulu’s newest Marvel series Runaways exists somewhere in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, though where exactly it’s connected is still a mystery, according to Marvel TV boss Jeph Loeb.

Rocha ColumnAre We as Inclusive As We Believe We Are in Fan Culture?

“Certain casting decisions will always be met with derision, but racist and misogynistic banter should be unacceptable, same as bullying actors and creators on social media or in person at panels,” writes John Steven Rocha.

Aaron Taylor-Johnson Outlaw KingAaron Taylor-Johnson to Replace Ben Foster and Join Chris Pine in Netflix’s “Outlaw King”

David Mackenzie’s period film won’t just be about ransacking castles, as the script is said to feature a prominent love story between Robert the Bruce and his Queen, Elizabeth de Burgh.

More News From Around the Web

  • Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon will share the small screen once again as the former Friends sisters are attached to star in an untitled series about TV morning shows. HBO alum Michael Ellenberg is taking the project into the marketplace, hitting premium cable networks and streaming services. (Hollywood Reporter)

  • Van Jones and Charles D. King are teaming up to produce the political drama Indivisible, which will begin production in 2018. The series was written by Hank Chilton who executive produces with Jones, Jana Carter, King, Kim Roth, and Poppy Hanks. (Deadline)

  • Mad Men alum Jon Hamm and Rosamund Pike’s High Wire Act has been picked up by Bleecker Street for U.S. distribution. The film is produced by Mike Weber of Radar Pictures, Tony Gilroy, Shivani Rawat, and Monica Levinson. (Variety)

  • Paramount Picturs has tapped Kirsten “Kiwi” Smith and Harper Dill to co-write an adaptation of the popular YA series Sweet Valley High by Francine Pascal. The series includes over 600 books, and has spawned several spinoffs and a TV series. (Deadline)

  • AMC is developing Gang Leader for a Day, a drama series from Ben Watkins, Ed Burns, and Radar. The project is based on the best-selling book by Sudhir Venkatesh. (Deadline)

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