mark gordon

Netflix Adapting C.S. Lewis’ ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’ Books for TV, Film

Netflix is doing its part to stir up the feeding frenzy for big-budget programming content among the cable networks and streaming services, set to develop new series and film projects based on C.S. Lewis’ classic The Chronicles of Narnia series. “C.S. Lewis’ beloved Chronicles of Narnia stories have resonated with generations of readers around the world. Families […]

‘Orient Express’ Duo Kenneth Branagh, Mark Gordon Adapting ‘A Gentleman in Moscow’ for TV

Murder on the Orient Express‘s Kenneth Branagh appears to be going the “stay-cation” route with his newest project, re-teaming with Mark Gordon to star/produce Entertainment One’s television adaptation of Amor Towles’s novel A Gentleman in Moscow. Entertainment One optioned the book’s series rights in 2017 from publisher Viking, a division of Penguin Random House in North America, […]

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ABC Orders New Nathan Fillion Project Straight To Series

Nathan Fillion has had good luck with ABC. He was on the soap opera One Life To Live, spent 4 seasons with Two Guys, A Girl And A Pizza Place with Ryan Reynolds and hung out with Desperate Housewives for half a season, and then eight seasons as writer turned detective on Castle. So, it’s […]

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Fox Developing British Crime Drama From Jim Piddock, Mark Gordon

With what reads like a mash-up of The Godfather, The Sopranos, and The Limey, Fox is importing its next lead anti-hero. The network has announced that it will be developing organized crime drama series Faces. Jim Piddock (A Might Wind, Lost) and Mark Gordon are executive producing, with Piddock also writing the project. The Mark Gordon […]

A Sesame Street Feature Film Is Coming. Here’s How To Do It Right

Another of Jim Henson‘s great contributions to TV is Sesame Street, his partnership with (what was then) The Children’s Television Workshop. A quite brilliant and ingenious show, it mixes a live-action neighbourhood, peopled with both humans and Muppets, with a smattering of Muppet sketches, animated asides, and the odd live-action educational short. It’s all very […]

Source Code Spin-Off TV Show In Development

Mark Gordon, the producer of Source Code, has gone to ABC Studios and set up a new TV show for CBS that will hang on that film’s basic premise. I wouldn’t be surprised to hear he had a ledger proving how successful Quantum Leap had been as part of his pitch. According to The Hollywood […]