Camille Perri’s breakout novel The Assistants is set to be adapted for the big screen by Cold Iron Pictures, the production team that released Swiss Army Man.
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Lots and lots of casting news. A few tidbits… FX superhero pilot cast a Battlestar Alum – Bibb set to become a Good Christian Bitch, A Twilight castaway (and current network series star) lands the lead in a new pilot about The Crossing, A King joins Rachel Bilson in Dixie, Two Rescue Me alums adds new shows to their resumes with USA’s Over/Under and HBO’s Boardwalk Empire… and lots more inside.
A&E greenlights a PI drama, CBS grabs a supernatural cop drama, as well as an assistant comedy, Comedy Central revives a dormant Spike pilot, MTV brings us back to 1993 with some B&B, NBC picks up a new “inception-like” spec from Lone Star creator, adds a Brit reboot, a cheaters love story, and an Arrested Development style laugher. Meanwhile, NCIS gets a renewal, Chase doesn’t, and CBS and Comedy Central add directors to their pilots.