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A scene from Upgrade, courtesy of Blumhouse.

Leigh Whannell's Upgrade Getting TV Series Sequel from Blumhouse, UCP

Leigh Whannell’s Upgrade is set to get a television/streaming upgrade, with Blumhouse Television and NBCUniversal Content Studios' UCP set to adapt the 2018 sci-fi-thriller Upgrade to series with Whannell set to direct With series co-creator Whannell set to executive produce alongside showrunner/co-creator Tim Walsh (Treadstone, Chicago P.D., Shooter), the series picks up a few years after[...]

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

Chucky Creator Don Mancini Offers Updates On Child's Play SYFY Series

A little more than four months after SYFY gave a straight-to-series order for a television take on the modern horror classic Child's Play, franchise creator Don Mancini is offering some updates on what fans can expect Speaking recently with SYFY Wire, Mancini explained that the series represented another opportunity to present Chucky's tale in a[...]

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Sweet Tooth Adapt Heads to Netflix; Will Forte, Josh Brolin Attached

In yet another example of Hulu's loss is the streaming giant's gain, Netflix has given a green light for an eight-episode, live-action series based on Jeff Lemire's Vertigo (a DC Comics imprint) comic book series Sweet Tooth, produced by Robert Downey Jr and Susan Downey for Team Downey Christian Convery (Beautiful Boy), Nonso Anozie (Game[...]

Nicolas Cage is set to play Joe Exotic in a Tiger King-based limited series, courtesy of Joe Exotic.

Nicolas Cage Set to Star as Joe Exotic in Tiger King-Based Series

In what can best be described as possibly one of the best decisions to come out of our current state of social distancing and self-isolating, Variety is reporting exclusively that The Greatest Actor of All Time Nicolas Cage (Leaving Las Vegas) has been tapped to star in a scripted series based on the life of[...]

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Scholastic, Neal H. Moritz Developing Goosebumps Television Return

Moritz via Original Film set to develop a live-action adaptation series The series is set to be executive produced by Moritz, Scholastic Entertainment President and Chief Strategy Officer Iole Lucchese, Scholastic’s SVP & General Manager Caitlin Friedman, and Originals Head of Television Pavun Shetty For Moritz, making the transitionn from the big screen to a[...]

Pinhead is coming to HBO in a Hellraiser series, courtesy of Spyglass.

Hellraiser Series Coming to HBO; David Gordon Green Directing Pilot

Ten months after we first reported It producer Roy Lee and Ready Player One producer Dan Farah were looking to bring Pinhead and his fellow Cenobites from Hellraiser to the small screen, HBO has given the project a series development greenlight Halloween director David Gordon Green will direct the pilot and additional episodes during the[...]

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The Mysterious Benedict Society: Ryan Hurst, 7 More Join Hulu Series

Ryan Hurst (The Walking Dead), Kristen Schaal (The Last Man on Earth), MaameYaa Boafo (Bluff City Law), Gia Sandhu (A Simple Favor), Mystic Inscho (School of Rock), Emmy DeOliveira (Teachers), Seth Carr (Black Panther), and Marta Timofeeva (Psikhologini) are set to join the cast of Hulu's upcoming series adaptation of Trenton Lee Stewart's novel The[...]

Dwayne Johnson aka WWE wrestling superstar The Rock, in the gym, courtesy of Dwayne Johnson.

Dwayne Johnson, Issa Rae and Danay Garcia Set Wrestling Series for HBO

Dwayne Johnson aka WWE wrestling superstar The Rock (Jungle Cruise, Ballers), Issa Rae (Insecure), and Dany Garcia are set to tag-team on Tre Cnt ("Tre Count"), a half-hour series for HBO set in the world of backyard wrestling Created by writer Mohamad El Masri (Here and Now, upcoming Brie Larson/Apple TV+ series), Tre Cnt shines[...]


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"The Auteur": Taika Waititi, Jude Law Eyeing Hollywood Satire Series for Showtime [REPORT]

Academy Award-winning writer/director/actor Taika Waititi (JoJo Rabbit) and The New Pope star Jude Law may not be looking to "bite the hand that feeds them" with their reported-but-not-yet-confirmed limited series The Auteur, it appears Showtime is looking to bite on the project in a big way.[caption id="attachment_1162184" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Cubankite / Denis Makarenko (Shutterstock.com)[/caption]Based on[...]





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

Written and executive produced by The Crossing creators Dan Dworkin and Jay Beattie, the series follows the early adventures of famed Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon, who finds himself pulled into a series of deadly puzzles when his mentor is kidnapped The CIA forces him onto a task force where he uncovers a chilling conspiracy.Robert Langdon[...]

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[...]