3 items from 2014
Bradley Cooper starred in the feature film Limitless as a struggling writer who takes a mysterious drug that allows him to utilize 100% of his brain's capabilities. He uses his new abilities to become a financial wizard, although it puts him in a very dangerous world. The TV show will pick up after the movie, telling the story of a man who uses this drug to become a force for good in this world.
Elementary executive producer Craig Sweeny is writing the pilot script, with Limitless feature director Neil Burger set to direct the pilot and executive produce. Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman and Heather Kadin of K/O Paper Products are also executive producing alongside Bradley Cooper and Todd Phillips through »
CBS has given a pilot production commitment to the CBS TV Studios project, which has a raft of heavyweight producers and original feature helmer Neil Burger on tap to direct.
Craig Sweeny, an exec producer of CBS’ “Elementary,” is penning the adaptation and will exec produce with Burger, Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Heather Kadin of K/O Paper Products, as well as Cooper (pictured right) and Todd Phillips from their newly formed Yet to Be Named Company banner.
Relativity chief Kavanaugh (pictured left), Tucker Tooley and Relativity Television’s Tom Forman are also exec producing. Leslie Dixon, who wrote the feature screenplay, and Scott Kroopf are co-exec producers.
Series will pick up where the film left off in telling the story of a man who uses a drug to achieve »
- Cynthia Littleton
Evergreen Studios (Walking with Dinosaurs) is adapting the critically acclaimed science fiction book series Honor Harrington created by David Weber for a mutli-platform story world which will consist of comics, games, webisodes and TV episodes.
2,000 years in the future humans colonize the universe by making use of hyperspace travel and among them is a genetically engineered female space captain who has to navigate through political, military and personal turmoil.
“We chose the comic platform to launch the Honorverse to the uninitiated because it emphasizes visual storytelling and introduces our characters in a strong, iconic way. Comics also offer us the opportunity to interact with audience on a monthly basis to find the right tone and style for this new incarnation of Honor Harrington and her world,” stated Scott Kroopf, Chief Creative Officer, Evergreen Studios. “Weber’s story world is so cool because it’s based in real science, which gives it a feeling of authenticity. »
3 items from 2014
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