Netflix and Canal+ have given a series order to the thriller Safe with Dexter’s Michael C. Hall attached to star alongside Sherlock’s Amanda Abbington. The series will air on Canal+ in France and Netflix globally. Any remaining and secondary rights will be handled by Studiocanal.
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From Alan Glynn, whose The Dark Fields became the hit film and TV series Limitless, comes a new novel, Paradime. The novel is set to hit shelves next summer while the film rights hit the market now.
It was a huge week for the rival superhero ‘verses with news coming from film, television, and new media worlds. It caused a big stir in the TB offices, and a few debates (including our own Captain America vs. Iron Man “civil war”), so let’s look back at the week and see some of the major announcements from both camps.
The first ranger has been cast as newcomer Naomi Scott takes on the role of Pink Ranger in the Power Rangers feature reboot. The film will begin shooting in Vancouver in early 2016.
Jay McInerney has returned to his roots yet again with Thin City, the third book featuring married couple Russell and Corinne Calloway. The latest novel completes a trilogy, and the rights to all three books are available on the market.
Marvel is looking to bring in Joe Robert Cole to write Black Panther. The film has set Chadwick Boseman as the titular character from fictional African nation Wakanda, who will first be seen in Captain America: Civil War. Cole previously wrote and directed 2011’s Amber Lake.
Channing Tatum and the Weinstein Company have brought in Mike Vukadinovich to adapt YA novel Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick.