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05 Aug
Jenny Lee - Author
In a competitive situation, HBO Max has landed Anna K, a TV series adaptation of Jenny Lee’s upcoming YA novel, with a put pilot commitment. The project, now in early development, is a modern-day, empowering, multicultural retelling of Leo Tolstoy’s
05 Aug
Abby McEnany - Creator, Executive Producer, Star; Tim Mason – Creator, Executive Producer, Director
Chicago improv veteran and story teller Abby McEnany is living a Cinderella story: The $30,000 pilot she created with Tim Mason and stars in, A Work In Progress, went to Sundance and is now a Showtime series set to premiere in December. Not bad for
01 Aug
Jenny Lee - Author
Meet Anna K., a retelling of Anna Karenina that’s been described as “Gossip Girl meets Crazy Rich Asians” — and has already taken Hollywood by storm. Jenny Lee’s YA novel, which was acquired for a prestige TV adaptation in a competitive situation
01 Aug
Guy Branum - Writer
Quibi has set its latest two projects in development — a modern take on Paramount’s 2003 romantic comedy How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, from Paramount Television, and a vampire drama from writer Terry Matalas (12 Monkeys) and executive produced by
31 Jul
Bong Joon Ho & Dooho Choi - Executive Producers
Like the post-apocalyptic train on which its story is set, Snowpiercer has experienced a bit of a bumpy ride on its way to the small screen. Development on a television adaptation of Bong Joon-ho‘s 2014 sci-fi film – which itself was an adaptation
29 Jul
Nina Yang Bongiovi – Producer; Forest Whitaker - Producer; Significant Productions - Production Company
Amazon Studios has closed two high-profile first-look TV deals, one with with Connie Britton and another with Forest Whitaker and Nina Yang Bongiovi’s Significant Productions. Both were announced Saturday during Amazon’s presentation at TCA. Under
23 Jul
Aida Rodriguez & Chaunté Wayans – Talent, Executive Producers
Tiffany Haddish’s curated stand-up comedy special, featuring six comedians personally chosen by the Girls Trip star, will begin streaming globally on Netflix next month, the streamer announced today. The actress and comedian will host Tiffany
22 Jul
Melissa Villaseñor - Talent
Adam Sandler is on to his Netflix next project, an untitled Halloween comedy which will feature an all-star cast such as Kevin James, Julie Bowen, Maya Rudolph, Ray Liotta, Steve Buscemi, Rob Schneider, Michael Chiklis, and Kenan Thompson. Steve
22 Jul
Sienna Aquilini - Executive Producer
This year’s Venice Film Festival will close on September 7 with the world premiere of director Giuseppe Capotondi’s feature The Burnt Orange Heresy, starring Claes Bang, Elizabeth Debicki, Donald Sutherland and Mick Jagger. The Out Of Competition