The Final of Us
Recreation co-creator Neil Druckmann has confirmed HBO’s upcoming second season of their TV adaptation of the franchise will use “a minimum of one factor from a reduce stage” from “The Final of Us Half 2” sport inside the story.
The reduce stage he’s referring to is considered one of three being included within the upcoming “The Final of Us Half II Remastered” title releasing in January, although which stage isn’t clear. Filming on the second season begins early subsequent yr in Vancouver. [Source: EW]
The Lengthy Stroll
Following information of director Francis Lawrence’s attachment this week, Lionsgate has picked up distribution rights to the Stephen King adaptation “The Lengthy Stroll” based mostly on the 1979 novel penned underneath the pseudonym Richard Bachman.
JT Mollner will pen the script during which 100 teen boys embark on the punishing titular journey that entails strict stipulations (strolling a minimum of 4 miles an hour) and ending with just one survivor. [Source: THR]
Bob Hearts Abishola
CBS has introduced that the Chuck Lorre-produced comedy “Bob Hearts Abishola” will finish with its upcoming fifth season which returns early subsequent yr and can run by way of till Might thirteenth.
Billy Gardell and Folake Olowofoyeku star within the collection which marks the second Lorre-produced collection to finish subsequent yr, the opposite being “Younger Sheldon”. It additionally means Lorre may have zero collection on broadcast subsequent season. [Source: TV Line]
Knox Goes Away
Saban Movies has scored the U.S. rights to Michael Keaton’s neo-noir thriller “Knox Goes Away” which stars himself, Al Pacino, James Marsden and Marcia Homosexual Harden. A Q1 2024 theatrical launch is deliberate.
Keaton performs John Knox, a contract killer with fast onset dementia who is obtainable the possibility to redeem himself by saving the lifetime of the grownup son (Marsden) with whom he had been estranged. [Source: THR]
Godfather of Harlem
MGM+ has ordered a ten-episode fourth season of its Forest Whitaker-led crime drama “Godfather of Harlem”. Co-created by Chris Brancato and Paul Eckstein, the brand new season will start manufacturing subsequent yr in New York.
The brand new season will decide up with Bumpy Johnson (Whitaker) as he continues his bloody battle for management of Harlem towards New York’s Mafia households, all whereas contending with the emergence of a possible rival in newly arrived Black gangster Frank Lucas. [Source: Variety]