Client John Phillips To Write ‘Straight To Hell’ For Paramount With Zac Efron Producing

‘Dirty Grandpa’ writer John M. Phillips will pen the script about the world of investment bankers based on John LeFevre’s book. Zac Efron is diving into the wild world of Wall Street. He’s producing with Paramount a film loosely based on John LeFevre’s Straight to Hell. LeFevre’s now-infamous @GSElevator Twitter feed provided an inside look at the real world of … Read More

AdamClient John Phillips To Write ‘Straight To Hell’ For Paramount With Zac Efron Producing

Underground-Produced FX Drama ‘Snowfall’ Ordered To Series!

FX is moving ahead with Snowfall, giving a 10-episode series order to John Singleton’s drama inspired by the early days of the crack cocaine epidemic in Los Angeles in the early 1980s. The series pickup comes after the cable network saw the second pilot for the project, originally piloted last year. The first pilot was written/executive producer by Boyz N … Read More

AdamUnderground-Produced FX Drama ‘Snowfall’ Ordered To Series!

Client Michael Zegen Books Lead Role in Amy Sherman-Palladino’s Amazon Pilot ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’

Boardwalk Empire alum Michael Zegen has been cast opposite Rachel Brosnahan in Amy Sherman-Palladino’s Amazon drama pilot The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Set in the 1950s, the project centers on Miriam “Midge” Maisel (Brosnahan), who had her life mapped out for herself: go to college, find a husband, have 2.5 kids and throw the best Yom Kippur dinners in her elegant Manhattan … Read More

AdamClient Michael Zegen Books Lead Role in Amy Sherman-Palladino’s Amazon Pilot ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’

CBS buys pitch from client Austin Winsberg

CBS has put in development a single-camera family comedy from Jake in Progress creator Austin Winsberg, Eric and Kim Tannenbaum and CBS TV Studios. Written and executive produced by Winsberg, the Untitled Austin Winsberg Project is a semi-autobiographical look at a dysfunctional family in transition one year after the larger-than-life patriarch has passed away. Eric Tannenbaum and Kim Tannenbaum also … Read More

AdamCBS buys pitch from client Austin Winsberg

Lesleye Headland To Direct Client Jason Micallef’s ‘Heathers’ Pilot at TV Land

After announcing a script deal in March, TV Land has ordered a pilot for Heathers, a dark comedy series based on the cult 1988 film. Leslye Headland (Sleeping With Other People, Bachelorette) is attached to direct, and the pilot is expected to shoot later this fall. Reimagined as an anthology, Heathers will be set in the present day, as our heroine … Read More

AdamLesleye Headland To Direct Client Jason Micallef’s ‘Heathers’ Pilot at TV Land