The Tracking Board exclusively confirmed in August that Dareen Lemke would be scripting the adaptation of the popular YA novel Endgame: The Calling, and now sources confirm that emerging director Brad Parker is in talks to direct.
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Fox nabbed the rights to the novel in a $2 million deal amidst a studio bidding war last year, anticipating that the intended trilogy would pay off as their next Maze Runner. Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey, who have found great success in the YA genre, are spearheading the project.
ABC greenlights 7, CW greenlights 4, NBC greenlight 2, The Kennedys mini finally finds a home, while NBC trims The Cape, and Jonathan Demme makes his Tv debut!
ABC adds two family comedy greenlights, CBS adds two sports-themed pilots, and a comedy spec, CW adds a zombie spec, HBO brings cable news to life with some Sorkin, LOGO adds a cross-dressing comedy, and NBC dives into the fairytale world of cop dramas. Meanwhile, 7 directors sign on for pilot duty!
CBS orders pilots for a copper and a laugher, Fox adds two more laughers to their order, and one tentpole-type actioner, while MTV adds some summer camp fun, NBC opens their wallets and greenlights four new pilots with some very familiar names, and TBS smashes two John Cusack films for one new series!
ABC makes a Change of Plans, Adult Swim likes Jason Lee and Jack Black, and NBC meets My Son Gomez.
ABC takes another stab at a Nicole Richie show, Fox gets the Hard Nelson, Lifetime steps into Close Quarters, NBC picks up a Battlestar EP series on the open sea, IFC adds 8 to the slate, and HBO puts down Kathryn Bigelow’s Miraculous Year.