The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (10.17.17)


“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” Team Sells Asian Basketball Player Comedy to CBS

Co-creator and EP Aline Brosh McKenna and actor/writer Rene Gube are reuniting to develop “Big Men.”

NinaExcerptEva Vives film “All About Nina” Adds Mary Elizabeth Winstead & Common to Cast

Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Oscar- winner Common have been cast in the semi-autobiographical dark comedy, All About Nina.

CBSWRitersTNCBS Announces Eight Writers for 2017 – 2018 Mentoring Program

Now in its 14th year, the program provides mentorships, access and opportunity for eight participants selected from 1,300 applicants.

More News from Around the Web

  • Vanessa Hudgens boards romantic comedy Second Act starring Jennifer Lopez. The film is described as in the vein of Maid in Manhattan and Working Girl. (Variety)

  • Gotham‘s Cory Michael Smith has joined Damien Chazelle’s First Man to play astronaut Roger Chaffee. The story follows the astronauts in the Apollo program in 1967. (Deadline)

  • ABC is teaming up with Jack Black to develop a comedy about a serial killer titled Boring, OR. The story follows Jonna, a police officer, who is determined to stop the killings while the rest of the townspeople remain dead set on not letting it affect their day-to-day lives. (Variety)


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