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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.

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