Broadcast Drama Marketplace Off To Very Slow Start: Where Are The Pitches?

By | Friday August 9, 2013 @ 4:41pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Note to up-and-coming writers with good drama spec scripts lying around: now is your time. We’re heading into mid-August, and the network drama marketplace is still very sluggish. While there have already been several bidding wars and big … Read More »

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Fox Buys ‘League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen’ Adaptation As Put Pilot

Captain Nemo could be coming to the small screen and he’s bringing some friends with him. Fox today gave a put pilot commitment to League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen. The one-hour drama is based on comic guru Alan Moore and illustrator Kevin O’Neill’s multi-volume series featuring Nemo, Allan Quatermain, Dracula’s Mina Harker, the Invisible Man and Dr Jekyll/Mr. Hyde. Michael Green will serve as executive producer/showrunner for the 20th Century Fox TV-produced project, with Erwin Stoff also executive producing. Neither Moore nor O’Neill is involved in the project, which marks the studio’s first major drama sale to Fox this development season and comes just under a year after Gotham creator Green inked an overall two-year deal with 20th TV for cable and broadcast projects in conjunction with Stoff.

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