The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (09.05.17)


Colin TrevorrowColin Trevorrow Exits “Star Wars: Episode IX” as Vision Clashes With Lucasfilm

One intriguing potential replacement would be Patty Jenkins, who still hasn’t closed her deal to direct Wonder Woman 2. It sure would be interesting if she handed that superhero sequel off to someone else to make Star Wars history as the franchise’s first female filmmaker.

Chris Pine Excerpt Hulu Developing Bobby Kennedy Limited Series Starring Chris Pine

Chris Pine will play JFK’s little brother Robert Kenney in a new limited series which is in early development from Good Wife writer Todd Kessler.

inhumansTNShould Movie Theaters Be Looking at TV Content To Fill Seats?

As IMAX and ABC attempt to premiere Marvel’s The Inhumans as an IMAX experience a month before its television premiere, Edward Douglas looks at why this might be the start of what could be a successful venture, given the right material.

More News From Around the Web

  • The Daily Show with Trevor Noah has tapped Dulce Sloan to join the news team. Sloan was named one of the 10 Comedians You Need to Know by Rolling Stone. (Variety)

  • The Unbroken sequel has been announced titled Unbroken: Path to Redemption. The project is adapted from the faith-based book by Laura Hillenbrand. (Deadline)

  • Thomas Haden Church, Alice Eve, and Finn Wittrock have boarded the comedy thriller Green Olds which will be directed by Max Mayer. Myriad Picture will handle international sales at TIFF with CAA handling domestic. (Variety)

  • Former CBS Head of Drama, Christina Davis, has teamed up with writer-producer Michael Seitzman to form Maniac Productions. They have entered a three-year overall deal with ABC Studios. (Deadline)

  • Greg Garcia is developing a multi-camera comedy series, Welcome to Maine, which would follow a ninth-generation Maine family and a recent immigrant and his daughter who must all learn to embrace change when they share the same workplace in a tiny rural town. (Variety)

  • Hulu’s Locke and Key has booked Megan Charpentier in a series role. The project reunites Charpentier with her It co-star Jackson Robert and director Andy Muschietti. (Hollywood Reporter)

  • It’s Always Sunny team have landed a pilot order for the multi-camera comedy Cool Kids. The sitcom follows three guy friends in a retirement community who are the top dogs until they’re blown out of the water by a new female rebel. (Variety)


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