The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (11.02.17)


The Young and Hungry List 2017 – The Top 100 Writers on the Verge!

Voted on by Hollywood’s most influential players, the list distinguishes a fresh slate of up-and-coming creatives preparing to take the industry by storm.

Veteran Literary Agent David Boxerbaum Leaves Paradigm for Verve (Exclusive)

After five years at Paradigm, the spec king is heading to new offices, though at this point, it’s unclear which of his clients will follow.

April Excerpt“Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” Casts Kat Graham as First African-American April O’Neil

Our favorite pizza eating reptiles are back in Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles with the first ever African-American April O’Neil.

More News from Around the Web

  • Natalie Portman is set to headling the animated movie Foxy Trotter from Bold FilmsChris Prynoski is directing with a script from Jess Rotter, Michael Reich, Jessica Hundley, and Mike Pinkney. (Variety)

  • Harmony has been given a pilot production commitment from ABC. The project hails from Stephen Schwartz, John Ondrasik, Peter Paige, and Bradley Bredeweg. (Deadline)

  • Gary Oldman and Maika Monroe-starrer Tau has been picked up by Netflix at AFM. The sci-fi thriller was written by Noga Landau. (Variety)

  • NatGeo’s anthology series Genius has tapped Alex Rich for season two to play the central role of Pablo Picasso. Joining him are Antonio Banderas, Clemence Poesy, Robert Sheehan, Poppy Delevingne, Aisling Franciosi, and Sebastian Roche. (Deadline)


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