David Simon will write and exec produce the adaptation of the book series AMERICA: IN THE KING YEARS, which chronicles the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Taylor Branch wrote the source material, which will also be produced by Eric Overmyer. Simon is with CAA.
Bryan Singer has come abord the BATTLE CREEK pilot as director and executive producer. The project, created by Vince Gilligan, centers on a mismatched detective and an FBI agent who work together in Battle Creek, Michigan. On the film side, Singer has directed “Valkyrie” and “Jack the Giant Slayer” and episodes of the show “House.” He is repped by WME.
Everyone’s favorite ARCHER has been renewed for two more seasons, which would be the show’s sixth and seventh seasons. FX knows how to hang on to quality.