The Karen Russell bestseller will receive an adaptation from The Big C producer Jenny Bicks.
The writer and producer of the proposed NBC comedy exited the project after learning of the original director’s disapproval.
Cameron Crowe took to Twitter to voice his disapproval of the potential sequel to the 1989 film in development at NBC.
NBC has dug up the Babylon Fields, a dark comedy-drama pilot about the reanimated dead, originally produced in 2007 for CBS.
After revealing a May 4, 2013 release date for the fourth season of Arrested Development on Netflix — along with titles for all 14 episodes — Fox quickly took down the information.
Production on the fourth season of Arrested Development has paused to allow co-creator Mitch Hurwitz & Co. to write additional episodes of the cult comedy. The new season is still expected to debut on Netflix in the spring.
Fox has given a script order to Midnighters, an adaptation of the Scott Westerfield fantasy novels, from Chuck co-creators Chris Fedak and Josh Schwartz.
Fox has given a script commitment to America’s Son, a political thriller from West Wing and Newsroom writer Paul Redford based on Hamlet.
Fox is developing an hourlong coming-of-age fantasy drama based on Headache, a 2011 graphic novel by Pushing Daisies writer Lisa Joy and artist Jim Fern about a young woman who discovers she’s the Greek goddess Athena.
Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci are shopping around a supernatural television series based on The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, with Len Wiseman set to direct the pilot.
Twentieth Century Fox TV and Imagine TV are developing The League of Pan, a fairy tale-themed drama that follows the Lost Boys 10 years after they left Neverland.
Despite hopes that the pilot rejected last month by Fox might find a home at The CW or Syfy, it appears as if the comic-book adaptation has reached a dead end: The sets are scheduled to be dismantled at the end of the month, with a Fox spokesman confirming the show won’t go forward.