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The Care and Feeding of a Pet Black Hole...

Deadline Fox Animation Lands ‘The Care And Feeding Of A Pet Black Hole’ For Matt Reeves To Produce EXCLUSIVE: Fox Animation has acquired the Michelle Cuevas  middle grade book The Care and Feeding Of A Pet Black Hole. The studio is finalizing a deal for its War For The Planet of the Apes helmer Matt...

The Loudest Voice in the Room by Gabriel...

VARIETY Showtime Lands Miniseries on Fox News Founder Roger Ailes Showtime is wading into the world of Fox News as scandal continues to buffet the cable channel. The premium cabler has landed the rights to “Secure and Hold: The Last Days of Roger Ailes,” a look at the Fox News founder’s rise and...

A Criminal Magic by Lee Kelly...

Deadline The CW Buys Magical Crime Drama From ‘iZombie’ Quartet The CW has put in development Criminal Magic, an hourlong drama from iZombiewriter Graham Norris, creator/executive producer Rob Thomas and executive producers Danielle Stokdyk and Dan Etheridge. Written/executive produced by Norris...

The Loudest Voice In The Room by Gabriel...

DEADLINE Roger Ailes Limited Series In the Works From Tom McCarthy & Blumhouse Based On Gabriel Sherman Reporting Roger Ailes is getting the Spotlight treatment. The recently ousted Fox News topper will be the subject of a limited series from Oscar-winning Spotlight co-writer/director Tom McCarthy,...

First Women by Kate Andersen Brower...

DEADLINE Reese Witherspoon, Robin Wright & ‘Spotlight’ Producer Team For First Ladies TV Series Based On ‘First Women’ Book Reese Witherspoon’s Pacific Standard and Spotlight producer Anonymous Content are teaming to produce a timely TV series based on Kate Andersen Brower’s bestseller...

Snapshot 1988 by Joe Hill...

HOLLYWOOD REPORTER Universal Nabs Joe Hill’s Horror Novella ‘Snapshot 1988’ (Exclusive) The story, set in 1988, centers on a 13-year old boy who ends up taking care of his elderly former housekeeper. The Stranger Things ripple effect has begun. In a competitive situation, Universal...

Black Flags by Joby Warrick...

DEADLINE ‘Black Flags’ Miniseries About Rise Of ISIS From Bradley Cooper & Todd Phillips In Works At HBO EXCLUSIVE: Black Flags: The Rise Of ISIS, the 2016 Pulitzer-winning nonfiction book by Joby Warrick, is headed to the small screen. HBO has put in development a miniseries being developed...

The Long Road Home by Martha Raddatz...

DEADLINE Nat Geo Greenlights ‘The Long Road Home’ Event Series Based On Martha Raddatz Book National Geographic Channel has greenlit The Long Road Home scripted miniseries, based on Martha Raddatz’s New York Times bestseller. It was announced today ahead of Nat Geo’s session at TCA. The eight-hour...

Finding Chandra by Scott Higham and Sari...

DEADLINE Chandra Levy Limited Series From Lawrence Kasdan In Works At TNT EXCLUSIVE: The Chandra Levy case, which is back in the headlines this week, is the subject of a limited series in development at TNT. The project, executive produced by Lawrence Kasdan (Star Wars: The Force Awakens), is co-produced...

The Professor and the Madman by Simon Wi...

DEADLINE Sean Penn In Early Talks To Join Mel Gibson In ‘Professor And The Madman’ Sean Penn is in early talks to board Mel Gibson’s long-gestating Professor and the Madman, an adaptation of Simon Winchester’s bestseller about the creation of the Oxford English Dictionary. Gibson has been working...

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