On this episode of Collider TV Talk (October 17th, 2016) Josh Macuga, David Griffin, Sinéad de Vries and Sasha Perl-Raver discuss:
- Reese Witherspoon & Robin Wright team for First Ladies TV series based on First Women book
- Arizona Cardinals defensive end sets up CBS sitcom The Whole Nine
- Supergirl premiere review
- The Flash mini review
- Legends of Tomorrow premiere
- Arrow season premiere review
- Westworld review
- Highs and Lows
- Twitter questions
In a report from Deadline, Reese Witherspoon’s Pacific Standard and Anonymous Content are teaming up to bring Kate Anderson Brower’s bestseller First Women: The Grace & Power of America’s Modern First Ladies to television. Robin Wright, who won a Golden Globe for her turn as first lady Claire Underwood on House of Cards, has signed on to direct and produce. Wright has directed 7 episodes of the Netflix series learning from David Fincher who helmed the first two episodes of the political drama. Brower’s book looks at the roller coaster of this country’s First Ladies, from Jackie Kennedy to Michelle Obama. No network has yet to be attached.
Arizona Cardinals defensive end and two-time pro-bowler Calais Campbell, along with veteran sitcom producers Eric and Kim Tannenbaum, has set-up a multi-cam sitcom at CBS titled The Whole Nine. The show centers on Campbell, who moves into a gated community after signing a NFL contract, only to have his overbearing seven siblings and mother show up at his doorstep to move in.
Mike Clattenburg, creator of the Canadian series The Trailer Park Boys, has set up a 13-episode first season of Crawford at Comedy Central. Clattenburg and Mike O’Neill co-created the show that follows a thirty-something that moves back into his parent’s home trying to turn his ability with talking to raccoons into a business. The series is expected to go into production next year.
Highs and Lows
- Stranger Things season 2 cast new duo
- The Walking Dead renewed for 8th Season
- Halt and Catch Fire finale
- HBO’s Big Little Lies trailer
- War of the Worlds series in development at MTV
- Fraggle Rock coming to HBO
- New Girl /Brooklyn 99 crossover
- The Strain - Vampire Battles in Slow Motion
- Emily Blunt brings puppy love to SNL