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Jon M. Chu is being eyed to direct the adaptation of Kevin Kwan’s Crazy Rich Asians.
The Me and Orson Welles scribes are once again teaming up with director Richard Linklater to adapt Maria Semple’s Where’d You Go Bernadette. Michael H. Weber and Scott Neustadter wrote a previous draft of the script.
After years of development and multiple iterations, Y: The Last Man is going to try the small screen with FX in a promising move that leaves creator Brian K. Vaughan to tell his story his way.
Fox 2000 and Color Force are in development with Birth Mom, an original comedy about an adopted young woman who, after being raised in an upper-crust household, sets out to find her birth mother–only to discover that she’s a total disaster.
The exec has signed a first look deal with the production company.
Logline: A boy loses his mother in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He survives the explosion and absconds with Fabritius’ painting, “The Goldfinch.” A rich, Upper East Side family takes him in and he later reunites with his father – an alcoholic gambling addict who takes him to Las Vegas.
Logline: Three wealthy pedigreed Chinese families whose predilection for gossip, backbiting and scheming reaches a fever pitch when the heir to one of the most massive fortunes in Asia brings home his American-born Chinese girlfriend to the wedding of the season.
Logline: As he fends off his father’s attempts to make him more of a man (the threat of military school looms), Greg’s hapless adventures include handing out anonymous valentines expressing his true feelings, attempting to impress his classmate Holly and single-handedly wrecking his soccer team’s perfect season.
Logline: Novelist Peter Chancellor turns in a novel about D.C. power brokers who are blackmailed into altering U.S. policies. When some operatives get hold of the manuscript, they think he has uncovered their actual scheme and they try to hunt the author down.
Logline: Story centers on Los Angeles’ very own gentleman bank robber – Eddie Dodson. He spent the 1980s, robbing banks all across Southern California to support his trendy Melrose Avenue shop, and his cooler-than-cool lifestyle, as well as a growing drug habit. But he never shot anyone and, in fact, only ever used a fake gun to commit his robberies.