Luis Sepulveda’s ‘Diary of a Sentimental Killer’ to Get TV Series Adaptation, Sold by EO Media Distribution (EXCLUSIVE)

Late Chilean author Luis Sepulveda‘s short novel “Diary of a Sentimental Killer,” about a globetrotting hitman with a broken heart, is being developed into a TV series that will be sold by Latin America’s EO Media Distribution, the company that … Read more…

Bill Nighy, Aimee Lou Wood to Star in Kazuo Ishiguro’s Kurosawa Adaptation ‘Living’ For Number 9

BAFTA and Golden Globe winner Bill Nighy (“Love Actually,” “Emma”) will headline the cast of “Living,” alongside Aimee Lou Wood, known for her breakout role in Netflix’s “Sex Education.” The screenplay by Nobel and Booker Prize winner Kazuo Ishiguro (“The … Read more…

Angelina Jolie, Christoph Waltz Circling ‘Every Note Played’ Film Adaptation for STX (EXCLUSIVE)

Angelina Jolie and Christoph Waltz are in talks to star in “Every Note Played,” an adaptation of Lisa Genova’s contemporary romance novel. STX Films has acquired global rights to the movie. Jolie will play Karina, the ex-wife of an accomplished … Read more…

‘Smash’ Broadway Musical In Development; Steven Spielberg, Robert Greenblatt & Neil Meron To Produce Adaptation Of NBC Series

A musical stage adaptation of NBC’s Smash is in development for Broadway, with Steven Spielberg, Robert Greenblatt and Neil Meron on board as lead producers. Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, who wrote more than 20 songs for the 2012-13 TV … Read more…

Netflix Lines Up ‘Stay Close’ As Its Next Harlan Coben Adaptation From ‘The Stranger’ Producer Red

EXCLUSIVE: Netflix is working to lock down its latest Harlan Coben adaptation, in a project that will reunite the bestselling author with the production company behind The Stranger. Deadline understands that the streamer is finalizing a deal to reimagine Coben’s … Read more…

‘Wasp Network’ Producer Teams With Kirill Serebrennikov on ‘Josef Mengele’ Adaptation (EXCLUSIVE)

Russian filmmaker Kirill Serebrennikov, whose last film “Leto” competed at Cannes in 2018, is teaming with “Wasp Network” producer Charles Gillibert to adapt the best-selling French novel “The Disappearance of Josef Mengele.” Winner of the prestigious Renaudot Prize in 2017, … Read more…

BWW Review: 1976 Satire Becomes 2018 Reality in Ivo van Hove and Lee Hall’s Striking Adaptation of NETWORK

The audience loudly booed at the end of last Saturday night’s preview performance of the new Broadway offering based on Paddy Chayefsky’s Oscar-winning screenplay for the 1976 film classic Network. Seriously, the great majority of viewers at the Belasco Theatre … Read more…