The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (05.04.17)


db-Kevin-McCormick-Warner-BrosKevin McCormick Returning to Warner Bros. as Executive (EXCLUSIVE)

Since January 2010, McCormick has operated Langley Park Productions, which produced Gangster Squad, The Lucky One and the Arthur remake. McCormick is also a producer on the Amazon Studios thriller Lost Girls starring Sarah Paulson.


db-game-of-thronesHBO Developing Four Game of Thrones Spinoff Series

As the war for the iron throne is entering the final act, and final seasons, HBO is not ready to say goodbye to Game of Thrones and has put four different series in development based on the Westeros universe.


db-Mae-WhitmanMae Whitman Joins the Cast of MGM’s Valley Girl Musical Remake

Parenthood alumni Mae Whitman is getting into the musical genre with MGM’s musical remake of Valley Girl, the Tracking Board has confirmed.


More News From Around The Web

Focus Features has acquired North American rights and some overseas rights to Tully, the comedy that reteams director Jason Reitman and writer Diablo Cody with Charlize Theron after their 2011 movie Young Adult. (Deadline)

Miranda Lambert has signed on to join YouTube Grace Helbig in Trey Fanjoy’s friendship comedy Something in the Water, which is being done through digital. (Deadline)

TriStar Television has optioned Shattered, the book by journalists Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes about Hillary Clinton’s shocking election upset. (The Hollywood Reporter)

John Savage, whose was launched nearly four decades ago with the Best Picture Oscar-winning The Deer Hunter, has joined the cast of Todd Robinson’s Vietnam-themed The Last Full Measure. (Deadline)

Dutch actor Marwan Kenzari is set to topline Netflix’s real-life Egyptian spy drama The Angel. Based on the New York Times bestselling book The Angel: The Egyptian Spy Who Saved Israel, the feature tells the true story of Ashraf Marwan, the son-in-law of Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser and special adviser to Nasser’s successor Anwar Sadat. (The Hollywood Reporter)


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