NBC Buys Drama Pitch From Clients Jason Pagan & Andrew Deutcshman

NBC is developing a haunted house procedural drama from a team with genre credentials, Jason Pagan & Andrew Deutschman, writers on the fifth Paranormal Activity movie, and Vertigo Entertainment, whose credits include the A&E’ series Bates Motel and The Grudge horror movie franchise. Universal Cable Prods. is the studio. Written by Pagan & Deutschman, The Eight is based on the … Read More

AdamNBC Buys Drama Pitch From Clients Jason Pagan & Andrew Deutcshman

Orion and Samuel Goldwyn Pictures Pick Up Client Carles Torrens’ feature ‘Pet’

The psychological thriller Pet — which stars The Lord of the Rings‘ Dominic Monaghan, Ksenia Solo (In Search of Fellini, Turn) and Jennette McCurdy (iCarly, Sam & Cat) and premiered in Austin at SXSW earlier this year — was acquired by Orion Pictures and Samuel Goldwyn Films for a day-and-date theatrical and VOD release on Dec. 2nd. The film, directed … Read More

AdamOrion and Samuel Goldwyn Pictures Pick Up Client Carles Torrens’ feature ‘Pet’

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

Clients Kevin and Dan Hageman To Write ‘Croods 2′ For Dreamworks Animation

Kevin and Dan Hageman, the screenwriting brothers who came up with the story for Warner Bros’ blockbuster The Lego Movie, have just been hired by DreamWorks Animation to rewrite The Croods 2, the sequel to studio’s 2013 film that grossed $587.2M worldwide. The film was supposed to be released on December 22, 2017, by 20th Century Fox, but the studio recently put The … Read More

AdamClients Kevin and Dan Hageman To Write ‘Croods 2′ For Dreamworks Animation

Client Jessie Ennis Joins Melissa McCarthy’s ‘The Life of The Party’

Jessie Ennis (Better Call Saul) is continuing her education and has signed on to New Line Cinema’s upcoming college-set comedy Life Of The Party. While plot details are being kept under wraps for the pic described as in the vein of Rodney Dangerfield’s 1986 comedy Back To School, Ennis will play “a sorority sister with issues”. Starring Melissa McCarthy, Maya … Read More

AdamClient Jessie Ennis Joins Melissa McCarthy’s ‘The Life of The Party’

Client Denyse Tontz Joins SyFy Series ‘Incorporated’ From Matt Damon and Ben Affleck

Denyse Tontz (The Fosters) has booked a series regular role on Incorporated, Syfy’s upcoming futuristic thriller series from Matt Damon, Ben Affleck & Jennifer Todd’s Pearl Street Films, CBS Television Studios and Universal Cable Prods. Created by David & Alex Pastor, who wrote and directed the pilot, Incorporated is set in a near future where corporations have unlimited power. It … Read More

AdamClient Denyse Tontz Joins SyFy Series ‘Incorporated’ From Matt Damon and Ben Affleck