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"Essex County" Creator Jeff Lemire Posts CBC Series Adapt's Pilot Script Cover

Originally announced (and covered by Bleeding Cool) back in 2015, CBC's television adaptation of award-winning writer/artist Jeff Lemire's graphic novel trilogy Essex County is actually breaking some news – and it comes directly from Lemire. Taking to Twitter on Thursday, the writer/artist posted the front page to the script for the pilot episode – which […]

"Langdon": NBC Gives Pilot Order for Dan Brown "The Lost Symbol" Adapt Prequel Series

Literary hero Robert Langdon is bringing his conspiracy-cracking skills to NBC, with the network giving a formal pilot order to Langdon – a drama based on Dan Brown's best-selling thriller The Lost Symbol. Written and executive produced by The Crossing creators Dan Dworkin and Jay Beattie, the series follows the early adventures of famed Harvard […]

Alex Cross: Amazon, James Patterson Developing Novels for Series

As "The Great Streaming Wars of 2020" rage on, Amazon is hoping James Patterson's Alex Cross has the answers – with Variety reporting exclusively that the streamer is developing a television series based on the popular literary Washington D.C. detective, FBI agent, and psychologist. Beginning with 1993's Along Came a Spider, Patterson's Cross series has extended […]

"Aquaman: King of Atlantis" – HBO Max, James Wan Team for 3-Part Animated Miniseries

HBO Max is using today's Television Critics Association (TCA) winter press event to flex a little DCU muscle while James Wan (Aquaman, Malignant) isn't quite ready to let go of "The Seven Seas" – and the result? Three-part animated mini-series Aquaman: King of Atlantis, set to be executive produced bt Wan through his Atomic Monster production […]

'Child's Play' Reboot Director Considers the "Greek Tragedy" of Chucky

"Chucky": SYFY Scares Up Straight-to-Series Order for "Child's Play" Adapt

This winter's Television Critics Association press event has been "scaring up" some interesting headlines for NBCUniversal, with the latest news coming out from the SYFY side of things. The network has given a straight-to-series order to Chucky – that's right, a television series based on the central slaughterer of the Child's Play film franchise. "The […]

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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, NBC Team for Formative Years Series "Young Rock"

"Finally! The Rock… has come back…" well… he actually hasn't really gone anywhere, has he? We're talking about Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, the WWE alum and one-man entertainment company: HBO's Ballers, NBC's The Titan Games,  current worldwide box office hit Jumanji: The Next Level, and upcoming films Jungle Cruise and Black Adam. Now, NBC is […]

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"Turner & Hooch": Disney+ Reportedly Eyeing Series Remake

Some of the best crime fighting teams come in pairs: Holmes & Watson… Cagney & Lacey… Crockett & Tubbs… Riggs & Murtaugh… Turner & Hooch??? Disney+ is hoping that's still the case, ordering a series treatment for the streaming service from Burn Notice creator Matt Nix (The Gifted) and 20th Century Fox TV. Dateline Hollywood […]