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Written by Joey Poach, Dock hails from producers David Permut, Jeff Kwatinetz and Ice Cube, who are currently searching for a director. Meanwhile, Craig A. Williams wrote The Book of Luke for Temple Hill.
The Firm has acquired a as-of-yet untitled script by Shameless and Turn writer LaToya Morgan.
The Captain America: Civil War star has signed on to star in an untitled Johnnie Cochran film about the Signal Hill police brutality case in 1981.
ABC has eleven dramas in contention, with another one already picked up to series. That’s a lot. Get the complete breakdown in our ABC Drama pilots preview.
Justin Kirk is now set to star opposite Jennifer Garner in the indie coming-of-age drama, taking over the role initially set for Moyer, who exited the pic earlier this month due to scheduling issues. Clueless star Alicia Silverstone has also joined the cast.
The coming-of-age drama, based on Joy Nicholson’s debut YA novel, has tapped True Blood alum Stephen Moyer to star opposite Jennifer Garner. Emmett Malloy and Brendan Malloy are directing from Karen Croner’s script.
Peter Chelsom is set to direct The Paladin for The Firm. The WWII project was penned by Jason Keller and Eric Pfeffinger.
Ice Cube is going straight outta Dickens.
Logline: Centers on an orphan raised by the Ku Klux Klan, who attempts to break away when the girl he falls in love with urges him to leave the Klan for a better life together. When the Klan hunts the man down for vengeance, a black congregation led by a benevolent reverend takes the in man, his girlfriend and her son.
Logline: In a world where failed attempts at genetic perfection leave every new generation dead by age 25, Rhine Ellery is kidnapped and sold to a sadistic scientist as a bride for his son. To escape her gilded cage, she must earn her husband’s love before his father discovers that humanity’s cure is coursing through her veins.
ABC adapts another Canadian drama and a new comic book, NBC eyes the Young Turks, Nickelodeon adds another series to their surfer teen lineup, while SyFy surprises everyone with a Stargate cancellation, HBO taps a writer for Gandolfini’s next, and Showtime finds a new showrunner for Dexter.
ABC reboots two foreign formats, snags another musical series, and an action/adventure adaptation, CBS continues their Zuicker affair with Detail, CW gets a little jealous and decides to go supernatural with Zuicker, and musical with Prickly, while Disney Channel finds a little Gravity, Fox finds Godfrey and a Free Ride, Starz eyes Hollywood’s nightlife, and SyFy says yes (again) to Alphas!
ABC buys 2, orders more of 4, and kills 1, CBS does 1 and 1, ABC Family greenlights 1, Comedy Central, FX and Starz each order something new, while NBC takes on 2 new series, FOX greenlights 1 and orders more of another, and hands out a deal for 2 more. (aka: a LOT OF TV NEWS TODAY!)