FX President John Landgraf assures that the long-brewing adaptation of Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming’s Powers is still in the works, with crime novelist Charlie Huston helping to develop “a whole new pilot from scratch.”
Co-creator Brian Michael Bendis has completely dismissed a report that a second Powers television pilot has been filmed but, like the first, hasn’t met the approval of FX executives.
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Lucy Punch, who played Deena Pilgrim in FX’s Powers pilot, has left the stalled drama for another project. However, co-creator Brian Michael Bendis promises the adaptation is still in development, with an announcement expected in May.
Co-creator Brian Michael Bendis assures fans that the fate of FX’s Powers pilot hasn’t been sealed quite yet, saying “it’s going to take some time but we’re still in the game.”
Charles S. Dutton, who plays Captain Cross in FX’s adaptation of Powers, says the network will need to make a decision about the pilot reshoot by March 1, when “everybody’s deal changes.”
FX is expected to decide in the next couple of months whether its adaptation of Powers, the long-running comic by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming, will move beyond the pilot stage.
Twilight screenwriter Melissa Rosenberg says AKA Jessica Jones, the planned ABC series based on the Marvel character created Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Gaydos, remains true to its comic roots.
The first official image has surfaced of Jason Patric as Det. Christian Walker in FX’s Powers pilot, an adaptation of the acclaimed comic by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming.
Speaking at the Television Critics Association press tour, FX President John Landgraf said the adaptation of the acclaimed comic series by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming has the potential to reinvent the superhero genre on television.