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sixth gun
As part of Selwyn Seyfu Hinds (The Twilight Zone, Strange Adventures) & his production company Mad Massive Entertainment's new overall deal with UCP, The Hollywood Reporter is reporting exclusively that Cullen Bunn & Brian Hurtt's Oni Press graphic novel series The Sixth Gun will be making the leap from the page to the small screen. Eric[...]
Smokey and the Bandit 1977 Universal Studios
If you say nothing else about Seth MacFarlane and his production company Fuzzy Door since signing an overall deal with UCP, you have to say this: when it comes to subjects, MacFarlane is definitely thinking diverse From a new miniseries adaptation of author Herman Wouk's The Winds of War and War and Remembrance and a[...]
the ice cream man
In my defense, Universal Content Productions (UCP) first made the announcement back in October 2018 – and now it looks like it's found a home at short-form streaming platform Quibi. Quibi Originally published by Image Comics in January 2018, Prince's horror anthology series features our omnipresent narrator, the Ice Cream Man, as he weaves a dark tapestry[...]
'Punky Brewster': Soleil Moon Frye, UCP Unleashing "Punky Power!" Sequel Series
Yup, that's right: Universal Content Productions (UCP) is serving up a another round of "Punky Power!" with a sequel series that has original star Soleil Moon Frye reprising her iconic pop culture role. Written by executive producers Steve Armogida and Jim Armogida (School of Rock, Grounded For Life), the sequel series finds Punky (Frye) now a[...]
Grant Morrison Adapting The Invisibles to Series Under New UCP Deal
Comic book and television writer Grant Morrison (Arkham Asylum) is branching out across the television landscape, signing an overall deal with Universal Cable Productions (UCP), the studio behind two other Morrison projects: SYFY's Happy! and Brave New World Under the terms of his new deal, Morrison will develop and produce original content for both linear and[...]
This is is Ellis's latest collaboration with UCP following El Pantera, which the studio had in development Ellis is also the creator or co-creator on Transmetropolitian, Planetary, Gun Machine, and Crooked Little Vein He previously worked with Shalvey and Bellaire on a celebrated Moon Knight run for Marvel. The studio has quite a few other script series[...]
UCP Inks Deal With Warren Ellis & Gale Ann Hurd Also Adds Night Mary And Five Ghosts
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Universal Cable Productions is expanding it's genre portfolio by inking three new deals. First up, writer Warren Ellis (Red) is going to develop his first TV series with producer Gale Anne Hurd (The Walking Dead) under her studio-based Valhalla Entertainment banner. "I've been strongly drawn to television over the last few years, and[...]