Jerrod Carmichael Is Adapting Dapper Dan’s Memoir for the Big Screen
Jerrod Carmichael just signed on to write and produce a movie about the life of Harlem-based hip-hop fashion icon Dapper Dan, who has styled everyone from Salt-N-Pepa to Jay-Z to, more recently, Conan O’Brien. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Carmichael will adapt Dapper Dan&rsqu... [Read More]
Jerrod Carmichael Is Adapting Dapper Dan’s Memoir for the Big Screen
Jerrod Carmichael just signed on to write and produce a movie about the life of Harlem-based hip-hop fashion icon Dapper Dan, who has styled everyone from Salt-N-Pepa to Jay-Z to, more recently, Conan O’Brien. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Carmichael will adapt Dapper Dan&rsqu... [Read More]
Seth Rogen Developing US Adaptation of British Comedy ‘Plebs’  
Seth Rogen has another TV project in the works. According to Deadline, Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s production company is in the early stages of developing a US adaptation of the British comedy series Plebs, which debuted on ITV2 back in 2013 and returns next month for its fourth season. Cre... [Read More]
NBC Orders an Amy Poehler-Produced Pilot from Aseem Batra
Amy Poehler is producing a single-cam pilot in the works at NBC. According to Deadline, the network has given a pilot order to an untitled comedy written by Batra (Scrubs, The Cleveland Show, Marlon) and produced by Poehler and Julie Anne Robinson that follows “one woman’s hilarious unfi... [Read More]
Hulu Orders ‘Search and Destroy’ Comedy Pilot from Carrie Brownstein
Carrie Brownstein has a new comedy series in development. According to Deadline, Hulu has given a pilot order to a half-hour comedy written and directed by Brownstein called Search and Destroy. Loosely based on Brownstein’s life and her bestselling 2015 memoir Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl, th... [Read More]
CBS Is Developing a ‘Stripes’ TV Series Adaptation
Another day, another TV reboot. According to Variety, CBS has put into development a single-cam series adaptation of the 1981 film Stripes, which originally starred Bill Murray and was directed by Ivan Reitman. Trevor Moore, Sam Brown, and Zach Cregger of The Whitest Kids U’ Know are... [Read More]
Will Ferrell to Produce and Star in ‘The 100 Year-Old Man’ Adaptation
Will Ferrell just lined up another movie role. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ferrell has signed on to produce and star in an adaptation of Jonas Jonasson’s bestselling 2012 novel The 100 Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared. Adam McKay is also attached as a produce... [Read More]
Dan Harmon Is Developing a TV Adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut’s ‘The Sirens of Titan’
Dan Harmon is working on a new TV project. According to Variety, Harmon has teamed up with Evan Katz (Small Crimes) to develop a TV adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut’s 1959 novel The Sirens of Titan. Here’s the logline for the project: UCP is also working on Sirens of Titan, with Dan Harmon (R... [Read More]
Amazon Orders Bryan Cranston Comedy ‘The Dangerous Book for Boys’
Bryan Cranston has a new comedy headed to Amazon. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the streaming network has given a six-episode series order to a comedy created by Cranston and Greg Mottola called The Dangerous Book for Boys. The half-hour comedy was originally in development at NBC back in 201... [Read More]
HBO Is Developing a TV Adaptation of 1997’s ‘Wag the Dog’
HBO wants to turn the 1997 political satire Wag the Dog into a television series. According to The Hollywood Reporter, original director Barry Levinson is attached to adapt Wag the Dog for TV in the form of a half-hour comedy for the network, which is described as “an ode to the classic film, ... [Read More]