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[11/15/19 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 15
Updates include: Clive Owen cast as Bill Clinton in FX's "Impeachment: American Crime Story"; Kingsley Ben-Adir to play Barack Obama for "A Higher Loyalty"; and Quibi orders TV take on "Varsity Blues" to series.

[07/11/19 - 03:35 PM]
"Varsity Blues" Being Developed for Quibi
Writer Tripper Clancy and director Anne Fletcher are behind the small screen incarnation.

[05/03/17 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 3
Updates include: Will Chase cast in Netflix's "Stranger Things"; CMT passes on a trio of projects; and Danny DeVito, Jeff Goldblum to team for Amazon comedy series.

[08/16/16 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 16
Updates include: E! nixes "I Am Cait" after two seasons; Catherine Zeta-Jones signs on for FX's "Feud"; and Nia Long cast in Lifetime's "Beaches" remake.







VARSITY BLUES (QUIBI)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
8/16/16 - 11/15/19
STATUS:
currently in development (2020-2021 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
DESCRIPTION:
(from Quibi's press release, July 2019) Quibi has announced a modern take on the 1999 movie Varsity Blues is in development. Says Mike Tollin, "For all those who cheered Mox's refrain, 'I don't want your life,' as well as all those who never heard of the West Canaan Coyotes, we're thrilled to bring Varsity Blues to Quibi and into the 21st century!"
CREW INFORMATION:
· Anne Fletcher as DIR
· John Gatins as EP
· Mike Tollin as EP
· Peter Guber as EP
· Tova Laiter as EP
· Tripper Clancy as WRTR
· W. Peter Iliff as CRTR/EP (2016)
GENRE(S):
· based on a feature film
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Mandalay Sports Media
· Paramount Television