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What is the DEVWATCH?

This section will allow you to track what's in development - whether it be by network, by commitment, by status, by genre or by studio - or just to see a list of all the projects we currently cover.

Each project has its own DEVWATCH page where you can see all the news, dvds, listings, etc. related to it. There you can also add it to your MYFUTON page for easy tracking.

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100 BULLETS 6/20/11 -
8/4/11
8/4/11 SHOWTIME script previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[who's behind it?]
· DC Comics
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brian Azzarello as BOOK
· David S. Goyer as CRTR/EP
· Eduardo Risso as BOOK
[what's it about?]
based on the comic of the same name about a mysterious agent who offers his clients a gun and immunity from prosecution, enabling them to get revenge against those who ruined their lives
AMAZON 9/6/12 -
7/30/13
7/30/13 CW script previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[who's behind it?]
· DC Comics
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Allan Heinberg as CRTR/EP (2012)
· Aron Eli Coleite as CRTR/EP (2013)
[what's it about?]
small screen take on DC Comics heroine Wonder Woman's formative years when she was a young, budding superhero, rather than a fully formed defender of liberty
AMY DEVLIN MYSTERIES 4/30/12 4/30/12 E script previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Closed on Mondays Entertainment

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andy Bourne as EP
· Christina Weir as BOOK
· Christopher Mitten as BOOK
· Daniel Barnz as CRTR/EP
· Eric Gitter as EP
· Nunzio DeFilippis as BOOK
[what's it about?]
(from E!'s press release, April 2012) A modern take on procedural storytelling, Amy Devlin is a late 20something, culturally-obsessed detective who brings her own style and POV to police work. Based on the graphic novel of the same name. From writer ... [continued]
AQUAMAN 11/14/05 -
2/15/08
2/15/08 CW ordered to pilot previously in development
(2006-2007 season)
[who's behind it?]
· DC Comics
· Millar-Gough Ink
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Adrianne Palicki as Siren
· Amber McDonald as Eva Torres
· Corey Sevier as Jesse Hicks
· Daniella Deutscher as Atlanna
· Denise Quiñones as Rachel Starling
· Graham Bentz as Young Arthur Curry
· Justin Hartley as Arthur Curry
· Lou Diamond Phillips as Tom Curry
· Rick Peters as Admiral Brigman
· Ving Rhames as McCaffery
[who's making it?]
· Alfred Gough as CRTR/EP
· Greg Beeman as DIR (Pilot)
· Miles Millar as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
small screen take on the dc comics hero aquaman in the same spirit of "smallville" (but not a spin-off) about arthur curry (justin hartley), the twentysomething owner of a dive shop who's actually the lost king of atlantis
BOOSTER GOLD 11/22/11 -
4/24/12
4/24/12 SYFY script previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Berlanti Productions
· DC Comics
· Warner Horizon Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andrew Kreisberg as CRTR/EP
· Greg Berlanti as EP
[what's it about?]
(from Syfy's press release, April 2012) Based on the best-selling DC Entertainment Comic, this is the story of a washed-up athlete from the future who travels back to the present in hopes of becoming the greatest superhero of all time. But instead of... [continued]
CHEW 3/24/11 3/24/11 SHOWTIME script previously in development
(2011-2012 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Circle of Confusion

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Engel as EP
· John Layman as BOOK
· Kate Garwood as PROD
· Rob Guillory as BOOK
· Ron Milbauer as CRTR/EP
· Stephen Hopkins as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Terri Hughes Burton as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about a detective who's assigned the most usual and bizarre crimes due to his ability to gets psychic impressions from the things he eats
CLOAK & DAGGER 10/14/10 -
8/7/11
8/7/11 ABC FAMILY script previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Marvel Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jeph Loeb as EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on the marvel comic of the same name about tyrone "ty" johnson and tandy bowen, teen runaways in new york city who develop superpowers - he can engulf enemies in darkness, she can emit daggers of light - after being forced to take experim... [continued]
CLONE 4/30/14 4/30/14 SYFY script previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Circle of Confusion
· Skybound Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Alpert as EP
· David Schulner as CRTR/EP/BOOK
· Juan José Ryp as BOOK
· Robert Kirkman as EP
[what's it about?]
(from Syfy's press release, April 2014) Clone - Based on the best-selling graphic novel. When retired soldier Luke Taylor investigates a break-in at his house, he never expected who the burglar would be: A clone of himself. Drawn into a vast governme... [continued]
CYCLOPS 9/10/13 9/10/13 FOX script previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· New Regency Enterprises

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alexandra Milchan as EP
· Andrew Plotkin as EP
· Arnon Milchan as EP
· Brad Weston as EP
· Luc Jacamon as BOOK
· Matz as BOOK
· Todd Komarnicki as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on the French graphic novel set 50 years in the future when soldiers are outfitted with cameras that broadcast their actions around the world
DANGER GIRL ??? ??? UPN script previously in development
(2003-2004 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Adrian Askarieh as EP
· AnaLisa LaBianco as CRTR/EP
· Andy Hartnel as BOOK/CO-EP
· Charles Gordon as EP
· J. Scott Campbell as BOOK/CO-EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on the comic of the same name about an outlaw archeologist based out of san francisco
DARK MATTER 10/15/14 10/15/14 SYFY ordered to series
[13 episodes]
currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Endemol Studios
· Prodigy Pictures

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jay Firestone as EP
· Joseph Mallozzi as BOOK/CRTR/EP
· Paul Mullie as BOOK/CRTR/EP
· Vanessa Piazza as EP
[what's it about?]
(from Syfy's press release, October 2014) Syfy today announced it has acquired the new original series Dark Matter, which will be produced by Prodigy Pictures (Lost Girl, XIII) and created by Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullie (Stargate franchise). The ... [continued]
DEADMAN 8/25/11 -
9/26/11
9/26/11 CW script previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[who's behind it?]
· DC Comics
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Arnold Drake as BOOK
· Carmine Infantino as BOOK
· Eric Kripke as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
small screen take on the dc Comics hero, the spirit of a murdered man who lives on as he inhabits other people's bodies and helps them solve crises in their own lives
DMZ 2/5/14 2/5/14 SYFY script previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· DC Comics
· Heyday Films
· Slim Chance Productions
· Warner Horizon Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andre Jacquemetton as CRTR/EP
· Brian Wood as BOOK
· David Heyman as EP
· Jeffrey Clifford as EP
· Maria Jacquemetton as CRTR/EP
· Riccardo Burchielli as BOOK
[what's it about?]
drama based on the DC Comics title, set in the near future and centers on a young man trapped in Manhattan, which has been turned into a demilitarized zone (DMZ) after a second American civil war
EXTERMINATORS 7/9/08 7/9/08 SHOWTIME script previously in development
(2008-2009 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Colleton Company, The
· DC Comics

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Sara Colleton as EP
· Simon Oliver as BOOK
· Tony Moore as BOOK
[what's it about?]
drama about an ex-con who joins an exterminator company, working with a freakish supporting cast of characters
FABLES 3/1/05 -
12/8/08
12/8/08 ABC put pilot previously in development
(2009-2010 season)
[who's behind it?]
· DC Comics
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Semel as DIR (Pilot)
· Raven Metzner as CRTR/EP
· Stu Zicherman as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on the dc/vertigo comics series of the same name about classic fairy tales set in a present-day metropolis
FIVE GHOSTS 10/6/14 10/6/14 SYFY script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· BenderSpink
· Universal Cable Productions

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Chris Bender as EP
· Chris Mooneyham as BOOK
· Evan Daugherty as CRTR/EP
· Frank J. Barbiere as BOOK
· Jake Wagner as PROD
· Jake Weiner as EP
[what's it about?]
small screen take on Frank J. Barbiere and Chris Mooneyham's Image Comics series, which chronicles the travels of treasure hunter Fabian Gray and his rare ability to harness the ghosts of five literary characters referred to as "The Wizard," "The Arc... [continued]
FLASH, THE 9/12/03 -
7/30/13
7/30/13 WB put pilot previously in development
(2004-2005 season)
[who's behind it?]
· DC Comics
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Todd Komarnicki
[what's it about?]
an update of the dc comics superhero that will follow the "no tights, no flights" philosophy of "smallville," which means the character won't be clad in his classic red suit; the producers also plan to incorporate time travel into the character's myt... [continued]
FROM HELL 11/17/14 11/17/14 FX script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Angry Films
· Fox Television Studios
· FX Productions

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alan Moore as BOOK
· David Arata as CRTR/EP
· Don Murphy as EP
· Eddie Campbell as BOOK
· Susan Montford as EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell's famed graphic novel-turned-film which tells the tale of Jack the Ripper with the killer himself as the main character
GHOST PROJEKT 11/9/11 -
9/19/13
9/19/13 NBC script previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Closed on Mondays Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· André Øvredal as CO-EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Andy Bourne as EP (2011)
· Brett Matthews as CRTR/EP (2011)
· Eric Gitter as EP
· James Lucas Jones as PROD
· Joe Harris as BOOK
· Joe Nozemack as PROD
· John Glenn as CRTR/EP
· Noah Greenshner as EP
· Steve Rolston as BOOK
[what's it about?]
(from Syfy's press release, November 2011) Based on the popular comic series, a female KGB agent and male American weapons inspector form an unlikely partnership when a deadly force is unwittingly unleashed from a Siberian research facility.
GLOBAL FREQUENCY 10/21/03 -
11/20/14
11/20/14 WB ordered to pilot previously in development
(2004-2005 season)
[who's behind it?]
· DC Comics
· Mark Burnett Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Aimee Garcia
· Jenni Baird
· Josh Hopkins
· Michelle Forbes
[who's making it?]
· John Rogers as CRTR/EP
· Mark Burnett as EP
· Nelson McCormick as DIR (Pilot)
· Scott Nimerfro as CRTR/EP (2009)
· Warren Ellis as BOOK
[what's it about?]
(from the WB's press release) Based on the suspenseful and action-packed graphic novel franchise, "Global Frequency" marks the dramatic television debut of successful producer Mark Burnett ("Survivor," "The Apprentice"). The Global Frequency is an in... [continued]
GLOBAL FREQUENCY 11/20/14 11/20/14 FOX put pilot
[pilot production commitment, awaiting green light]
currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Jerry Bruckheimer Television
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jerry Bruckheimer as EP
· Jonathan Littman as EP
· KristieAnne Reed as CO-EP
· Rockne S. O'Bannon as CRTR/EP
· Warren Ellis as BOOK/EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on Warren Ellis's comic book about a privately funded crime-fighting operation that uses worldwide crowd-sourcing to solve crimes the police cannot
GRAYSONS, THE 10/1/08 -
11/7/08
11/7/08 CW put pilot
[put pilot order rescinded]
previously in development
(2009-2010 season)
[who's behind it?]
· DC Comics
· Warner Bros. Television
· Wonderland Sound and Vision

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brian Peterson as CRTR/EP
· Kelly Souders as CRTR/EP
· McG as EP
· Peter Johnson as EP
[what's it about?]
small screen take on the life of dc comics hero dick "dj" grayson before he takes on the iconic robin identity and aligns himself with batman
HOURMAN 11/5/13 -
1/15/14
1/15/14 CW script previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· DC Comics
· Lin Pictures
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Dan Lin as EP
· Jennifer Gwartz as EP
· Michael Caleo as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about the DC Comics hero, a brilliant yet troubled pharmaceutical analyst who discovers that he can see glimpses of tragic events about to occur one hour into the future
IRON FIST 11/7/13 11/7/13 NETFLIX ordered to series previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Marvel Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alan Fine as EP
· Jeph Loeb as EP
· Joe Quesada as EP
· Stan Lee as EP
[what's it about?]
(from Netflix's press release, November 2013) The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) and Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) today announced an unprecedented deal for Marvel TV to bring multiple original series of live-action adventures of four of Marvel's most pop... [continued]
JUMP START 11/21/14 11/21/14 FOX script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Amuse Entertainment
· Kapital Entertainment

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Andrew Orenstein as CRTR/EP
· Bridget McMeel as EP
· Robb Armstrong as CRTR/BOOK/EP
[what's it about?]
comedy based on Robb Armstrong's long-running comic strip, about a Philadelphia cop who finds it harder to serve and protect at home than on the streets
LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN, THE 7/9/13 7/9/13 FOX put pilot previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alan Moore as BOOK
· Erwin Stoff as EP
· Kevin O'Neill as BOOK
· Michael Green as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
small screen take on Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill's comic book in which literary figures Mina Murray, Allan Quatermain, Hawley Griffin, Henry Jekyll/Edward Hyde and Captain Nemo work together as heroes in Victorian England
LETTER 44 4/30/14 4/30/14 SYFY script previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Closed on Mondays
· Universal Cable Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alberto Alburquerque as BOOK
· Charles Soule as BOOK
· Eric Gitter as EP
· Jonathan Mostow as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Peter Schwerin as EP
· Renee Echevarria as EP
[what's it about?]
(from Syfy's press release, April 2014) Letter 44 - Based on the graphic novels of the same name. It is tradition for the preceding President to leave a letter for the newly elected President on the desk of the Oval Office. In this letter, new Presid... [continued]
LUCIFER 9/16/14 9/16/14 FOX put pilot currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Aggressive Mediocrity
· DC Comics
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Tom Kapinos as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
small screen take on the DC Comics character, who, bored and unhappy as the Lord of Hell, resigns his throne and abandons his kingdom for the gorgeous, shimmering insanity of Los Angeles, where he opens an exclusive piano bar called Lux
LUKE CAGE 11/7/13 11/7/13 NETFLIX ordered to series previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Marvel Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alan Fine as EP
· Jeph Loeb as EP
· Joe Quesada as EP
· Stan Lee as EP
[what's it about?]
(from Netflix's press release, November 2013) The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) and Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) today announced an unprecedented deal for Marvel TV to bring multiple original series of live-action adventures of four of Marvel's most pop... [continued]
MARVEL'S GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 7/28/14 -
10/10/14
10/10/14 DISNEY XD ordered to series currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Marvel Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· comedy (all)
· comedy (animated)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alan Fine as EP
· Cort Lane as CO-EP
· Dan Buckley as EP
· Eric Radomski as CO-EP
· Harrison Wilcox as SP
· Jeph Loeb as EP
· Joe Quesada as EP
· Leo Riley as SD
· Marty Isenberg as SP
· Stan Lee as CO-EP
· Stephen Wacker as EP
· Steven Melching as CP
[what's it about?]
(from Disney XD's press release, October 2014) Production has begun on "Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy," an upcoming animated-television series for Disney XD, featuring the hugely popular characters introduced in the record-breaking Marvel Studios ... [continued]
MARVEL'S THE DEFENDERS 11/7/13 11/7/13 NETFLIX ordered to series previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Marvel Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alan Fine as EP
· Jeph Loeb as EP
· Joe Quesada as EP
· Stan Lee as EP
[what's it about?]
(from Netflix's press release, November 2013) The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) and Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) today announced an unprecedented deal for Marvel TV to bring multiple original series of live-action adventures of four of Marvel's most pop... [continued]
METADOCS 5/7/10 -
9/20/10
9/20/10 SYFY script previously in development
(2010-2011 season)
[who's behind it?]
· FremantleMedia North America
· Landscape Entertainment
· Platinum Studios
· Universal Cable Productions

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Bob Cooper as EP
· Joe Dunn as BOOK
· Michael Chernuchin as CRTR/EP
· Rod Espinoza as BOOK
· Scott Mitchell Rosenberg as EP
[what's it about?]
(from Syfy's press release, September 2010) Syfy is developing the drama script Metadocs, with co-producing partners Universal Cable Productions and FremantleMedia (American Idol, America's Got Talent). The project will be produced by Landscape Films... [continued]
MIDNIGHT, MASS 8/17/09 -
9/19/12
9/19/12 NBC script previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[who's behind it?]
· DC Comics
· Gerber Pictures
· Jinks-Cohen Company, The
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Harberts as CRTR/EP (2009)
· Bill Gerber as EP (2012)
· Bruce Cohen as EP (2009)
· Dan Jinks as EP (2009)
· Evan Daugherty as CRTR/CO-EP (2012)
· Gretchen Berg as CRTR/EP (2009)
· John Rozum as BOOK
[what's it about?]
drama about a sophisticated, sexy, globe-trotting husband-and-wife team who solve mysteries and crimes of the supernatural
MOCKINGBIRD 8/7/11 8/7/11 ABC FAMILY script previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Marvel Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jeph Loeb
[what's it about?]
drama featuring the marvel comics character
MYSTERY MEN ??? ??? UPN script previously in development
(2001-2002 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Dark Horse Entertainment

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Chris Black as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on the comic book about a group of superheroes with unlikely special abilities
NIGHT THRASHER ??? ??? UPN script previously in development
(2003-2004 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Marvel Television
· Reveille
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ben Silverman as EP
· Michael Elliot as CRTR/EP (2003)
· Philip Levens as CRTR/EP (2004)
[what's it about?]
drama featuring the marvel comics character, a young african-american superhero
NOBODY 10/20/06 -
11/24/06
11/24/06 ABC FAMILY ordered to pilot previously in development
(2007-2008 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Blueprint Entertainment
· Nobody Productions

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Byron Mann as Mr. North
· Cassandra Sawtell as Newt
· Dawn Stern as Jessica Drake
· Nicole Anderson as Leila
· Nicole Munoz as Rosie
· Ryan Belleville as Marcus
· Steve Boyle as Owen
[who's making it?]
· Alex Amado as BOOK
· Charlie Adlard as BOOK
· Jack Woolnough as DIR (Pilot)
· Jason Netter as EP
· John Morayniss as EP
· Ken Levine as EP
· Kevin Murphy as CRTR/EP
· Noreen Halpern as EP
· Sharon Cho as BOOK
[what's it about?]
(from AiT/Planet Lar's web site) No past. No identity. No idea what she's in for. Jessica Drake (if in fact that is her real name) is the paranormal investigator who puts a good face on things.Literally. Blessed (or cursed) with the ability to change... [continued]
OCT 3/28/12 3/28/12 A&E script previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Valhalla Motion Pictures

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Rosario Dawson as Sophia Ortiz
[who's making it?]
· David Atchison as PROD/BOOK
· Gale Anne Hurd as EP
· Jorge Zamacona as CRTR/EP
· Rosario Dawson as EP/BOOK
[what's it about?]
drama about the NYPD's Occult Crimes Taskforce, which was established after the Civil War to make the New York City streets safe from practitioners of black magic, demons from another dimension and all manner of supernatural malcontents
OTHER DEAD, THE 10/10/14 10/10/14 ANIMAL PLANET script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· N/A

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Digger Mesch as BOOK
· Joshua Ortega as BOOK
[what's it about?]
(from Animal Planet's press release, October 2014) Animal Planet has exclusively optioned the popular zombie animal graphic novel THE OTHER DEAD to be developed into a scripted series. From creators Joshua Ortega (Gears of War, Star Wars, Spider-Man)... [continued]
OUTCAST 11/11/13 -
11/20/14
11/20/14 CINEMAX ordered to pilot currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Circle of Confusion
· Fox International Channels

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Gabriel Bateman as Joshua Austin
· Julia Crockett as Sarah Barns
· Kip Pardue as Mark Holter
· Patrick Fugit as Kyle Barnes
· Philip Glenister as Reverend Anderson
· Reg E. Cathey as Giles
· Wrenn Schmidt as Megan Holter
[who's making it?]
· Adam Wingard as DIR (Pilot)
· David Alpert as EP
· Robert Kirkman as CRTR/EP/BOOK
· Sue Naegle as EP
[what's it about?]
small screen take on Robert Kirkman's upcoming comic book about Kyle Barnes, who has been plagued by possession since he was a child, embarks on a spiritual journey to find answers, but what he uncovers could mean the end of life on Earth as we know ... [continued]
POWERS 2/6/09 -
8/18/14
8/18/14 FX ordered to pilot previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Circle of Confusion
· FX Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Alona Tal as Zora
· Bailee Madison as Calista
· Charles S. Dutton as Captain Cross
· Jason Patric as Christian Walker
· Khary Payton as Kutter
· Lucy Punch as Deena Pilgrim
· Titus Welliver as Triphammer
· Vinnie Jones as Johnny Royale
[who's making it?]
· Brian Michael Bendis as EP/BOOK
· Charles H. Eglee as CRTR/EP
· David Engel as EP
· Michael Avon Oeming as EP/BOOK
· Michael Dinner as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
(from FX's press release, June 2011) Film and stage star Jason Patric has signed on to star as "Christian Walker" in the FX drama series pilot Powers, based on the award-winning comic and graphic novel series by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon ... [continued]
POWERS 3/19/14 -
10/10/14
10/10/14 PSN ordered to series currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Circle of Confusion
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Adam Godley as Captain Cross
· Eddie Izzard as Wolfe
· Justice Leak as Kutter
· Max Fowler as Krispin Stockley
· Noah Taylor as Johnny Royalle
· Olesya Rulin as Calista
· Sharlto Copley as Christian Walker
· Susan Heyward as Deena Pilgrim
[who's making it?]
· Brian Michael Bendis as EP/BOOK
· Charlie Huston as CRTR/EP
· David Alpert as EP
· David Engel as EP
· David Slade as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Lawrence Mattis as EP
· Michael Avon Oeming as EP/BOOK
· Michael Dinner as EP
· Remi Aubuchon as EP
[what's it about?]
(from PSN's press release, June 2014) SCEA also unveiled an exclusive PS4 Destiny bundle that includes a custom glacier white PS4, provided an update on its original content series "Powers," introduced PlayStation(R)TV (PS TV) for the North American ... [continued]
PREACHER 12/1/06 -
12/3/14
12/3/14 AMC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· DC Comics
· Original Film
· Point Grey Pictures
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Evan Goldberg as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Garth Ennis as BOOK/CO-EP
· James Weaver as EP
· Jason Netter as EP
· Ken Levin as EP
· Neal Moritz as EP
· Ori Marmur as EP
· Sam Catlin as CRTR/EP
· Seth Rogen as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Steve Dillon as BOOK/CO-EP
· Vivian Cannon as EP
[what's it about?]
(from AMC's press release, December 2014) AMC today announced that it has ordered a pilot for a series based on the popular comic book franchise "Preacher." The Sony Pictures Television and AMC Studios co-production was developed for TV by Sam Catlin... [continued]
PRO, THE 11/10/06 11/10/06 SPIKE TV script previously in development
(2007-2008 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Benderspink
· Fox 21

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· unspecified
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Amanda Conner as BOOK
· Chris Bender as EP
· Garth Ennis as BOOK
· J.C. Spink as EP
[what's it about?]
series based on the comic of the same name about a prostitute superhero
PUNISHER, THE 10/20/11 10/20/11 FOX put pilot previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Bernero Productions
· Marvel Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Edward Allen Bernero as CRTR/EP
· Rob Kim as EP
[what's it about?]
drama featuring the marvel comics anti-hero frank castle, a rising star detective with the NYPD who moonlights as the vigilante Punisher, seeking justice for those the system has failed
RAVEN 12/3/10 12/3/10 CW script previously in development
(2011-2012 season)
[who's behind it?]
· DC Comics
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Diego Gutierrez
[what's it about?]
drama about the dc comics character, the daughter of a human and a demon who uses her skills to fight crime while trying to keep her dark internal elements in check
RIVERDALE 10/23/14 10/23/14 FOX script (with penalty) currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Berlanti Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Greg Berlanti as EP
· Jon Goldwater as EP
· Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa as CRTR/EP
· Sarah Schechter as EP
[what's it about?]
a bold, subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica and their friends from the comics, exploring the surreality of small-town life - the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale's wholesome façade
SCALPED 4/14/14 4/14/14 WGN script previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· DC Comics
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Doug Jung as CRTR/EP
· Jason Aaron as BOOK
· R.M. Guéra as BOOK
[what's it about?]
drama based on the Vertigo Comics title, which focuses on the Oglala Lakota inhabitants in the fictional Prairie Rose Indian Reservation in South Dakota as they grapple with organized crime, poverty, drug and alcohol addiction and local politics whil... [continued]
SEEING THINGS 11/9/11 -
4/24/12
4/24/12 SYFY script previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Fox Television Studios
· Platinum Studios

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Slack as CRTR/EP
· Gabrielle Stanton as CRTR
· Robert Cort as EP
· Scott Mitchell Rosenberg as EP
[what's it about?]
(from Syfy's press release, April 2012) Based on the comic Grey Legion from Platinum Studios, after a cop meets his violent demise, he returns as a ghost to close his last case. But the only person who can help him is a socially awkward man who is re... [continued]
SIXTH GUN, THE 10/11/12 -
5/8/13
5/8/13 NBC ordered to pilot
[network passed on 5/8/13]
previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Closed on Mondays Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Aldis Hodge as Mercer
· Chin Han as Chow
· Elena Satine as Widow Missy Hume
· Graham McTavish as Silas Hedgepeth
· James LeGros as Billjohn O'Henry
· Laura Ramsey as Becky Montcrief
· Michiel Huisman as Drake Sinclair
· Pedro Pascal as Ortega (FKA Faulkner)
· W. Earl Brown as Oliander Bedford Hume
[who's making it?]
· Andy Bourne as EP
· Brian Hurtt as BOOK
· Carlton Cuse as EP
· Cullen Bunn as BOOK
· Eric Gitter as EP
· Jeffrey Reiner as DIR (Pilot)
· Ryan Condal as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on the Oni Press comic about six pistols of otherworldly power in the Old West, the most dangerous of which falls into the hands of an innocent girl named Becky Montcrief who - alongside shadowy gunfighter Drake Sinclair - must battle vil... [continued]
SPECTRE, THE 9/14/11 9/14/11 FOX script previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[who's behind it?]
· DC Comics
· Gerber Pictures
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Bernard Baily as BOOK
· Bill Gerber as EP
· Brandon Camp as CRTR/EP
· Jerry Siegel as BOOK
[what's it about?]
drama based on the dc comics hero, a former cop serving time in afterlife limbo who hunts down earthly criminals on behalf of the dead - and mortals soon to be dead if ultimate justice is not served
STARMAN ??? ??? ABC script previously in development
(2003-2004 season)
[who's behind it?]
· DC Comics
· Tollin-Robbins Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brian Robbins as EP
· Joe Davola as EP
· John Gatins as CRTR/EP
· Michael Tollin as EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on the dc comics series that will center on a 25-year-old former slacker who is forced to become a superhero after his brother, the former starman, is mysteriously killed
SUPERGIRL 9/4/14 -
10/31/14
10/31/14 CBS put pilot
[blind series commitment]
currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Berlanti Productions
· DC Comics
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· ??? as Alexandra "Alex" Danvers
· ??? as Cat Grant
· ??? as Hank Henshaw
· ??? as James Olsen
· ??? as Kara Zor-El/Danvers
· ??? as Winslow "Wynn" Schott
[who's making it?]
· Ali Adler as CRTR/EP
· Greg Berlanti as CRTR/EP
· Sarah Schechter as EP
[what's it about?]
small screen take on the DC Comics heroine - Superman's cousin, Kara Zor-El - who's been hiding the powers she shares with her famous cousin; but now at age 24, she decides to embrace her superhuman abilities and be the hero she was always meant to b... [continued]
THEM 11/10/06 -
7/23/08
7/23/08 FOX ordered to pilot previously in development
(2007-2008 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Circle of Confusion
· McNamara Paper Products

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Ben Feldman as Floyd Grunwald
· Callard Harris as Adam Bridges (Guest Star)
· Freya Stafford as Tara Spader
· James D'Arcy as Cain Johnson
· Rachel Nichols as Donna Shaw
· Reg Rogers as Ezekial Smits
· Steve Toussaint as Uriah Selleck
· Tricia Helfer as Naomi Tyler Moore (Guest Star)
[who's making it?]
· Daniel Berman as BOOK
· David Alpert as CO-EP
· David Eick as CRTR/EP
· David Engel as CO-EP
· John McNamara as CRTR/EP
· Jonathan Mostow as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Lawrence Mattis as CO-EP
· Michael Oeming as BOOK
[what's it about?]
(from FOX's press release) Executive producers Jonathan Mostow ("Breakdown," "Terminator 3"), David Eick ("Battlestar Galactica") and John McNamara ("Profit," "Eyes") deliver THEM, a revolutionary new drama about a sleeper cell operating in the every... [continued]
THIEF OF THIEVES 4/11/12 4/11/12 AMC script previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Circle of Confusion

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Chic Eglee as CRTR/EP
· David Alpert as EP
· Robert Kirkman as EP/BOOK
[what's it about?]
(from AMC's press release, April 2012) AMC announced today "Thief of Thieves," a new project in development from "The Walking Dead" executive producer/writer Robert Kirkman and Chic Eglee ("The Shield," "Dexter") based upon the new comic Kirkman crea... [continued]
THOR ??? ??? UPN script previously in development
(2001-2002 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Artisan Entertainment
· Marvel Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· N/A
[what's it about?]
live-action television series featuring the marvel comics hero
TITANS 9/11/14 9/11/14 TNT script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· DC Comics
· Warner Horizon Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Akiva Goldsman as CRTR/EP
· Marc Haimes as CRTR/CO-EP
[what's it about?]
drama about the eponymous group of young super heroes-to-be from the DC Universe, focusing on Dick Grayson, who emerges from the shadow of Batman to become Nightwing, the leader of a fearless band of new super heroes including Starfire, Raven and man... [continued]
TRIGGER MEN 10/24/12 -
4/10/13
4/10/13 IFC script previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Tagline Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Chris Henze as EP
· J.B. Roberts as EP
· Kelly Kulchak as EP
· Kyle Winters as BOOK
· Michael Davis as CRTR/EP
· Mike Anderson as BOOK
· Ron West as EP
· Willie Mercer as EP
[what's it about?]
(from IFC's press release, April 2013) Michael Davis (Shoot 'Em Up) is writing a script for the action/buddy comedy Trigger Men. Based on a graphic novel, the story follows two friends and former hit men as one tries to clean up his act and the other... [continued]
ULTRA 1/26/06 -
6/25/08
6/25/08 CBS ordered to pilot previously in development
(2006-2007 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Circle of Confusion

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Aimee Garcia as Kyra
· Lena Headey as Penny
· Majandra Delfino as Suzette
· Peter Dinklage as The Scientist
· Richard Coyle as Cryptic Man
[who's making it?]
· Barbara Hall as WRTR/EP
· David Alpert as CO-EP
· David Engel as CO-EP
· Helen Shaver as DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
drama based on the image comics property of the same name, about pearl penalosa, a single city-girl superhero balancing the demands of greatness with her love life and social calendar
UNTHINKABLE 9/16/13 9/16/13 FOX put pilot previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Boom! Studios
· Teakwood Lane

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ben Queen as CRTR/EP
· Howard Gordon as EP
· Hugh Fitzpatrick as EP
· Julian Totino Tedesco as BOOK
· Mark Sable as BOOK
· Peter A. Golden as EP
· Ross Richie as EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on the comic book about the unlikely pairing of a by-the-book FBI agent and a washed-up screenwriter who team up to stop a plot to attack the U.S. that the screenwriter and others concocted in a government-sponsored think tank years earli... [continued]
UNTITLED LAVIN & DAMIANI PROJECT 10/24/14 10/24/14 CBS script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Industry Entertainment
· Shane Brennan Productions
· Top Cow Productions

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Chad Damiani as CRTR/BOOK/EP
· J.P. Lavin as CRTR/BOOK/EP
· Marc Silvestri as CO-EP
· Matt Hawkins as BOOK/CO-EP
· Shane Brennan as EP
· Stephen Crawford as PROD
[what's it about?]
drama about four agents who go undercover as the perfect family for an operation that has them rooting out dangerous criminals in the suburbs while becoming an unlikely family at the same time
WINTERWORLD 4/28/14 -
4/28/14
4/28/14 XBOX script previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Circle of Confusion
· IDW Entertainment
· Xbox Entertainment Studios

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Chuck Dixon as BOOK
· Dave Alpert as EP
· David Ozer as EP
· Jorge Zaffino as BOOK
· Rick Jacobs as EP
· Ted Adams as EP
[what's it about?]
(from Xbox's press release, April 2014) Xbox Entertainment Studios and IDW Entertainment are co-developing a limited event live-action series based on Chuck Dixon and artist Jorge Zaffino's seminal graphic novel series "Winterworld," in which our wor... [continued]