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Heathers: Paramount Network Pulled Sunday Eps in Light of Pittsburgh Shooting

Paramount Network's behind-the-scenes journey to get – and keep – Heathers on the air could be the basis for its own series – with the next chapter written this past weekend when the network pulled Sunday's two episodes following the Saturday synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh that left 11 dead. Though Saturday's episodes aired as scheduled, […]

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Mike Flanagan on Haunting of Hill House and All Its Secrets

In case you have not watched it yet, The Haunting of Hill House if brilliant. It may in fact be the best show of the year. Creator Mike Flanagan, over ten episodes, crafted one of the best looks at grief, family, and yes terror that we have gotten in a long time. We gushed all […]

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Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan: Trump, Clinton, Kennedy Set the Tone in 'Presidents' Clip

Kennedy (“We stand today on the edge of a new frontier.”): Amazon will debut Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, co-produced by Paramount Television and Skydance Television, August 31st on Amazon Prime Video The series is a reinvention with a modern sensibility of the unexpected Tom Clancy hero It centers on Jack Ryan, an up-and-coming CIA analyst thrust[...]

Paramount Television, Anonymous Content to Adapt Shari Lapena's Novel 'The Couple Next Door' to Series

[caption id="attachment_871634" align="aligncenter" width="488"] Credit: PenguinRandomHouse[/caption]Shari Lapena’s bestselling thriller/debut novel The Couple Next Door is being developed as a television series, adapted by playwright/TV writer Lila Feinberg (Younger). Paramount Television, Anonymous Content and Sugar23 will produce the project, a domestic suspense series that follows three friendly couples living in the same Manhattan apartment building[...]

Margaret Atwood's 'MaddAddam' Trilogy Being Adapted to Series

[caption id="attachment_781565" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Markus Wissmann /[/caption]Looks like 2018 is starting off to be as good a year as 2017 was for Margaret Atwood, with the author's “MaddAddam" novel trilogy set to be adapted to series by Paramount Television and Anonymous Content after a bidding war for the rights The series will be executive[...]

Bryan Fuller Officially Joins 'The Vampire Chronicles' Creative Team

[caption id="attachment_773756" align="aligncenter" width="526"] Credit: The Vampire Chronicles (Facebook)[/caption]Following up on Bleeding Cool's earlier reporting, author Anne Rice's son, novelist/columnist Christopher Rice, has confirmed that American Gods writer/producer Bryan Fuller is officially part of the creative team behind the series adaptation of The Vampire Chronicles. The author originally announced in 2016 that she had reclaimed the[...]

Did Bryan Fuller Exit American Gods for Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles?

[caption id="attachment_773548" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Credit: CarlaVanWagoner /[/caption]Fans of Anne Rice's The Vampire Chronicles were excited when the author announced in 2016 that she had reclaimed the rights to her novels, writing on her Facebook page at the time, “A television series of the highest quality is now my dream for Lestat, Louis, Armand, Marius, and the entire tribe.” With[...]

Paramount TV, Anonymous Bringing Epic Novel 'Shantaram' to Series

After an extended bidding war for adaptation rights, Anonymous Content and Paramount TV are set to bring Gregory David Roberts's sprawling 2004 novel Shantaram to series television. Anonymous Content's Nicole Clemens and Steve Golin are set to executive produce alongside Andrea Barron; with the deal also including series adaptation rights to Robert's sequel novel The Mountain Shadow. In […]

'Vampire Chronicles': Anne Rice Needs A Lestat…And You Can Help!

Fans of Anne Rice's The Vampire Chronicles were excited when the author announced last year that she had reclaimed the rights to her novels, writing on her Facebook page at the time, “A television series of the highest quality is now my dream for Lestat, Louis, Armand, Marius and the entire tribe." Excitement continued to grow[...]

The Warriors To Make A Run For Television With The Russo Brothers Behind Them

But according to Deadline, it will be making its way to episodic television courtesy of Captain America: Civil War directors Joe and Anthony Russo.The pair will produce the series for Paramount Television and Hulu with writer Frank Baldwin attached to adapt the tale of a Coney Island gang making its way home after a summit[...]

John Krasinski Is The New Jack Ryan

Joining a group that includes Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Ben Affleck and Chris Pine, The Office star John Krasinski will be the new Jack Ryan. The actor will star as the Tom Clancy character in a series for Amazon, according to Deadline. Lost's Carlton Cuse will produce the series through Paramount TV and Michael Bay's […]

The Tick's Patrick Warburton Joins Netflix's A Series Of Unfortunate Events As Lemony Snicket

Malina Weissman and Louis Hynes were previously announced as the older Baudelaire children with Neil Patrick Harris as the evil uncle, Count Olaf.Warburton's Snicket will be a "harried and troubled writer-photographer who is falsely accused of felonies and is continuously hunted by police and his enemies," according to The Hollywood Reporter.The real life Lemony Snicket,[...]