AMC has renewed Revolutionary War spy drama Turn for a second season.
Sleepy Hollow comic books?!?!
Rosario Dawson will play a lead role on Daredevil.
Laura Mennell will recur on season five of Haven.
Artemis Pebdani will recur and Erin Cummings will guest star on Masters of Sex.
A show based on Michelle Dresbold’s
Sex, Lies, and Handwriting is in development at ABC.
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A whole bunch of books have recently been optioned or put into development as TV shows. Here’s a roundup:
HBO has a Darren Aronofsky adaptation of
Margaret Atwood’s MaddAddam trilogy.
Graham Yost is adapting Alex Kershaw’s novel
at WGN America. Avenue of Spies
Bryan Cranston’s company has
The Dangerous Book for Boys.
Philipp Meyer’s The Son.
Wind Dancer has its president Dete Meserve’s novel
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FremantleMedia has acquired Neil Gaiman’s novel American Gods and is working on turning it into a drama series.
Universal TV is adapting Stephen King’s short story “Ayana.”
FX is working on a
limited series based on John Scalzi’s Redshirts.
Seth Rogen is
adapting the comic Preacher for AMC.
Syfy is working on an adaptation of DC Comics’s
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AMC has released a new promo called “The Ring” for their new historical drama Turn, which stars Jamie Bell and will premiere on April 6th. It’s about a real-life spy ring during the Revolutionary War.
AMC has announced that Revolutionary War spy drama Turn, based on the book Washington’s Spies by Alexander Rose and starring Jamie Bell, will premiere on Sunday, April 6th at 9/8c. Here’s a new promo:
Have I mentioned that I’m really excited about this show? Well, I’m really excited about this show.
Let’s catch up on some books recently optioned or put into development for TV . . .
Knifeman, based on Wendy Moore’s biography The Knife Man CBS: Randy Wayne White’s series
Doc Ford Fox: Dwyane Wade’s autobiography
A Father First FX: Ron Hansen’s Old West novel
Desperadoes; an Underground Railroad event series from Kelsey Grammer based on James McBride’s The Code, Song Yet Sung HBO: Julie Holland’s
produced by Oprah Winfrey and Diablo Cody; comedy Moody Bitches, based on a Joshuah Bearman ( Mr. Romance Argo) article History Channel: Historical miniseries
based on Benjamin Woolley’s Jamestown Savage Kingdom IDW Entertainment: Michael Chiklis’s comic
Pantheon NBC: Eliot Ness miniseries
based on the book by William Bernhardt Nemesis Ringleader Studios: Colin Wilson’s
to (probably) be called The Space Vampires, Lifeforce ShineBox SMC: Philipp Meyer’s Texas oil epic
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AMC has released the first trailer for their Revolutionary War spy drama Turn, based on Alexander Rose’s book Washington’s Spies. It stars Jamie Bell and will premiere sometime next year.
AMC has announced that hit show The Walking Dead has been renewed for a fifth season, with Scott Gimple staying in place as showrunner. From their announcement:
“This is a show that has erased traditional distinctions between cable and broadcast. Its expanding base of passionate fans has grown every season, most recently — and most notably — with the season four premiere earlier this month, which broke viewership records for the series and became the biggest non-sports telecast in cable history. On behalf of the incredible team on both sides of the camera, thank you to the fans and here’s to more