sftv round up
JJ Abrams adapting Stephen King’s Kennedy assassination thriller 11/ 22/ 63 f or H ulu. I t will air online as nine hour- long episodes.
In other Stephen King news, Seth Grahame-Smith and Greg Berlanti are writing a pilot for CBS based on King’s 9/ 11 short The Things They Left Behind.
Greg Berlanti is also teaming up with Ali Adler on writing duties for Supergirl, which already has a series commitment. Every major US network now has a comic book show on air or in development.
Sci- fi comedy NORAD heading to an Amazon-flavoured streaming service near you.
Fox and Californication creator Tom Kapinos developing Lucifer, a show based on the Bowie- inspired Sandman character.
Tita ns TV s how in t he works at TNT. The DC adaptation’s been written by Akiva Goldsman and Marc Haimes.
AMC nabs Humans from Xbox Entertainment Studios after the nascent production company shuts up shop.
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Keanu Reeves and Roland Emmerich developing futuristic virtual reality drama New Angeles.
Legendary TV purchases the rights to John Scalzi’s Lock In.
Fox commits to femaleled Minority Report.
Syfy orders Alien Hunter book adaptation, from Walking Dead producer Gale Anne Hurd, straight to series.
THE WAlking Dead companion series ordered to pilot by AMC. The spin- off will focus on the zombie apocalypse in other parts of the world.
The Lego Movie’s Phil Lord and Chris Miller remaking cult US comedy The Greatest American Hero.
The Good Wife creators developing high- concept political horror show Brain Dead f or C BS.