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According to Deadline, he was the first choice for the role after his work on ABC's Once Upon a Time and Showtime's The Affair.
The film - inspired by the Philip K Dick short story - was based around a specialist police force that used psychics to locate and arrest murderers before crimes were committed.
The pilot will follow one of the three Precogs, who is struggling to lead a "normal" human life. However, when he meets a detective haunted by her past, he begins to see the purpose of his gift.
"Godzilla" screenwriter Max Borenstein was hired back in September to write the pilot script, and Kevin Falls has signed on to serve as showrunner and executive producer alongside Steven Spielberg, Max Borenstein, Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey.
The series will be set ten years after the end of Precrime in D.C. in the first film. One of the Precogs now struggles to lead a normal life, but he continues to have haunting visions of the future.
He soon meets a detective haunted by her past who may help the precog find a purpose for his abilities.
Source: Variety »
- Garth Franklin
Everybody runs. Back in September, it was revealed that Fox was developing a sequel series to their hit film, Minority Report, and now The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that the series has been officially picked up to pilot by Fox. The sci-fi drama, which was described as one of the hottest scripts heading into pilot season, will pick up 10 years after John Anderton ended Precrime in Washington D.C., and will follow one of the three Precogs, presumably one of the twins, who is struggling to lead a "normal" human life as he remains haunted by visions of the future. He'll end up crossing paths with a female detective haunted by her past and who might just be the one person that can help him find a purpose to his gift. Max Borenstein (Godzilla) wrote the pilot and will also serve as an executive producer alongside Steven Spielberg, Justin Falvey, »
Fox has handed out the first pilot order of the season today for a TV series based on Steven Spielberg's 2002 sci-fi feature Minority Report. We first reported on the project back in September, when Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment hired Godzilla screenwriter Max Borenstein to write the pilot script. Kevin Falls has signed on to serve as the showrunner and executive produce alongside Steven Spielberg, Max Borenstein and Amblin TV's Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey.
The original film Minority Report centered on the Precrime unit in Washington D.C., where three "precogs" can see crimes before they are committed. Tom Cruise starred as John Anderton, who leads the Precrime unit before one of the precogs sees him committing a murder, as Anderton goes on the lam to clear his name. The series will be set 10 years after the end of Precrime in D.C., where one of the Precogs »
The writing hire was reported exclusively by TheWrap in August.
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The series is a sequel to the Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell movie from 2002, which was directed by Spielberg. The small-screen version, which originally had a put pilot commitment from Fox, comes via Spielberg’s Amblin TV, Paramount Television, and 20th Century Fox Television. Amblin also brought “Red Band Society” to Fox this fall.
This iteration of “Minority Report” is set to take »
- Tony Maglio
The project from Spielberg’s Amblin TV is set 10 years after the film’s “precrime” in Washington, D.C.
The drama centers on one of three “precogs” who’s struggling to lead a normal life because he’s haunted by visions of the future. He may find a purpose to his gift after meeting a detective haunted by her past.
Twentieth Century Fox TV and Paramount TV are partnering on the series adaptation, as both studios were involved in the original film.
Fox landed “Minority Report” with a hefty »
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
The pilot will follow one of the three Precogs — humans with precognitive abilities — who could see crimes before they were committed as he attempts to lead a “normal” human life while still experiencing visions of the future. He meets a detective troubled by her past who might help him find a purpose to his ability.
Ep Kevin Falls will also serve as showrunner. »
7 items from 2015
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