Month: July 2019

‘Escape Room’ Director Adam Robitel Sets Up Untitled Supernatural Thriller At Sony

By Anthony D’Alessandro July 30, 2019 EXCLUSIVE: Sony Pictures has picked up an untitled original Adam Robitel project to be produced by Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert through their Ghost House Pictures. The project, to be directed by Robitel and written by Gavin Heffernan, is only known as a supernatural thriller, with the storyline under wraps. Romel Adam will oversee the project …

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Sam Raimi, Adam Robitel and Gavin Heffernan are Teaming Up for a Supernatural Thriller

By Waylon Jordan July 30, 2019 Sony Pictures has picked up a brand new untitled original supernatural thriller from Adam Robitel and Gavin Heffernan. The duo previously co-wrote 2014’s terrifying The Taking of Deborah Logan together which Robitel also directed. That film earned its own cult following in record time. Genre legend Sam Raimi (The Evil Dead) will produce …

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LaToya Morgan’s Scripted Inclusion Initiative at AMC Puts First 2 Series Into Development

By Margeaux Sippell July 25, 2019 TV writer LaToya Morgan’s first two projects for AMC’s scripted inclusion initiative –“Farmhand” and “Of Two Minds” — are in development, the network announced Thursday. The initiative launched last year and is overseen by Morgan, who also serves as a co-executive producer on “Into the Badlands” and has written …

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AMC Sets First 2 Projects From Scripted Inclusiveness Effort

By Rick Porter July 25, 2019 AMC has begun development on two projects from its Scripted Inclusion Initiative, its effort to bring more diverse voices to the network. The initiative, overseen by Into the Badlands co-executive producer LaToya Morgan, launched in 2018. Morgan, who has an overall deal with AMC, is mentoring emerging writers in an effort …

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AMC To Develop ‘Farmhand’ And ‘Of Two Minds’ For Scripted Inclusion Initiative – TCA

By Dino-Ray Ramos July 25, 2019 During TCA press tour, AMC unveiled that they are developing projects Farmhand and Of Two Minds as part of the AMC Scripted Inclusion Initiative. Into the Badlands writer and co-executive producer, LaToya Morgan, who oversees the initiative, will also oversee the development of the series that are part of the program which launched last year. Farmhand is based on Rob Guillory’s graphic novel …

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‘Power’ EP Gary Lennon To Produce ‘Meadowland’ Scribe Chris Rossi’s ‘Driver’ Thriller

By Dominic Patten July 23, 2019 EXCLUSIVE: Heading into the sixth and final season of Power this summer, executive producer Gary Lennon has added another new move to his dance card with Driver. The Starz series co-showrunner has teamed up with Christopher Rossi and Authentic Talent & Literary Management to produce the feature thriller, I’ve learned. This is the second collaboration in as many months …

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Netflix’s ‘When They See Us’ Tops African American Film Critics Association TV Honors List

By Patrick Hipes July 23, 2019 Ava DuVernay’s Neflix limited series When They See Us picked up a leading four wins Tuesday when the African American Film Critics Association unveiled winners of its inaugural AAFCA TV Honors. The series about the infamous Central Park Five case scored wins for Best Limited Series, Best Ensemble, Best Writing and Breakout …

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