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Heathers: Paramount Network Pulled Sunday Eps in Light of Pittsburgh Shooting

Paramount Network‘s behind-the-scenes journey to get – and keep – Heathers on the air could be the basis for its own series – with the next chapter written this past weekend when the network pulled Sunday’s two episodes following the Saturday synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh that left 11 dead. Though Saturday’s episodes aired as scheduled, […]

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Mike Flanagan on Haunting of Hill House and All Its Secrets

In case you have not watched it yet, The Haunting of Hill House if brilliant. It may in fact be the best show of the year. Creator Mike Flanagan, over ten episodes, crafted one of the best looks at grief, family, and yes terror that we have gotten in a long time. We gushed all […]

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Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan: Trump, Clinton, Kennedy Set the Tone in ‘Presidents’ Clip

With the streaming service’s Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan set to premiere August 31st on their Prime video service, Amazon celebrated the Fourth of July by releasing a new teaser for the upcoming series entitled “Presidents.” Accompanied by a cover of Bob Dylan’s ‘All Along the Watchtower’ performed by rapper Devlin and Ed Sheeran, the brief clip is […]

Paramount Television, Anonymous Content to Adapt Shari Lapena’s Novel ‘The Couple Next Door’ to Series

Shari Lapena’s bestselling thriller/debut novel The Couple Next Door is being developed as a television series, adapted by playwright/TV writer Lila Feinberg (Younger). Paramount Television, Anonymous Content and Sugar23 will produce the project, a domestic suspense series that follows three friendly couples living in the same Manhattan apartment building. After a dinner party results in a shocking […]

Margaret Atwood’s ‘MaddAddam’ Trilogy Being Adapted to Series

Looks like 2018 is starting off to be as good a year as 2017 was for Margaret Atwood, with the author’s “MaddAddam” novel trilogy set to be adapted to series by Paramount Television and Anonymous Content after a bidding war for the rights. The series will be executive produced by Anonymous Content’s David Kanter and Bard […]

Bryan Fuller Officially Joins ‘The Vampire Chronicles’ Creative Team

Following up on Bleeding Cool’s earlier reporting, author Anne Rice‘s son, novelist/columnist Christopher Rice, has confirmed that American Gods writer/producer Bryan Fuller is officially part of the creative team behind the series adaptation of The Vampire Chronicles. The author originally announced in 2016 that she had reclaimed the rights to her novels, writing on her Facebook […]

Did Bryan Fuller Exit American Gods for Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles?

Fans of Anne Rice‘s The Vampire Chronicles were excited when the author announced in 2016 that she had reclaimed the rights to her novels, writing on her Facebook page at the time, “A television series of the highest quality is now my dream for Lestat, Louis, Armand, Marius, and the entire tribe.” With Rice’s son, novelist and columnist Christopher Rice, […]

Paramount TV, Anonymous Bringing Epic Novel ‘Shantaram’ to Series

After an extended bidding war for adaptation rights, Anonymous Content and Paramount TV are set to bring Gregory David Roberts‘s sprawling 2004 novel Shantaram to series television. Anonymous Content’s Nicole Clemens and Steve Golin are set to executive produce alongside Andrea Barron; with the deal also including series adaptation rights to Robert’s sequel novel The Mountain Shadow. In […]

‘Vampire Chronicles’: Anne Rice Needs A Lestat…And You Can Help!

Fans of Anne Rice‘s The Vampire Chronicles were excited when the author announced last year that she had reclaimed the rights to her novels, writing on her Facebook page at the time, “A television series of the highest quality is now my dream for Lestat, Louis, Armand, Marius and the entire tribe.” Excitement continued to grow […]

The Warriors To Make A Run For Television With The Russo Brothers Behind Them

The Warriors is one of the great cult films of the 1980s and its legend has only grown in the decades since its release. But according to Deadline, it will be making its way to episodic television courtesy of Captain America: Civil War directors Joe and Anthony Russo. The pair will produce the series for […]

John Krasinski Is The New Jack Ryan

Joining a group that includes Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Ben Affleck and Chris Pine, The Office star John Krasinski will be the new Jack Ryan. The actor will star as the Tom Clancy character in a series for Amazon, according to Deadline. Lost‘s Carlton Cuse will produce the series through Paramount TV and Michael Bay‘s […]