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‘Red, White & Royal Blue’ Movie Casts Leads

Taylor Zakhar Perez and Nicholas Galitzine will lead the movie adaptation of the beloved book Red, White & Royal Blue for Amazon and Berlanti/Schechter Films. The rom-com follows Alex Claremont-Diaz (Perez), the Mexican-American son of the newly elected U.S. president, who is promptly cast as the American equivalent of a young royal. The logline reads: […]

‘Dead Boy Detectives’ Series a Go at HBO Max

HBO Max is officially on the case with Dead Boy Detectives. The streamer has given a series order to the project, which is based on a DC comic by Neil Gaiman and Matt Wagner. The Flight Attendant creator Steve Yockey adapted the comic and will serve as showrunner on the series from Warner Bros. TV […]

Greg Berlanti, Lauren Shuler Donner, 50 Cent and Ann Sarnoff Join MPTF Board

The Motion Picture & Television Fund announced four appointments to its board of governors with the addition of Greg Berlanti, Lauren Shuler Donner, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and Ann Sarnoff. They join existing board members J.J. Abrams, Byron Allen, Betsy Beers, Channing Dungey, Dr. Eric Esrailian, Tony Goldwyn, Bonnie Hammer, Kevin McCormick, Christopher Nolan, Peter […]

Greg Berlanti on Why His PGA Honor Comes Mixed With Sadness: “I Desperately Want the World to Change”

When Greg Berlanti was becoming aware of his sexuality in the early 1980s, the only queer content on television happened to be news reports about the AIDS crisis and not much else. “There were no apps, no social media to connect with other queer kids, no LGBTQ+ advocacy groups in schools. Not having a single […]

Greg Berlanti on Incoming Warner Boss and the Ubiquity of Superheroes

Growing up as a kid outside of New York City, Greg Berlanti and his family feasted on Norman Lear’s television shows during the late 1970s and ’80s. On March 19, Berlanti himself — Hollywood’s most prolific TV producer — will receive the prestigious Norman Lear Achievement Award at the Producers Guild of America Awards ceremony. […]

‘Supergirl’ Grad Melissa Benoist Near Deal to Star in ‘Girls on the Bus’

Supergirl is staying in the Berlanti camp. Melissa Benoist is near a deal to star in HBO Max’s newly ordered drama series The Girls on the Bus, from exec producers Greg Berlanti and Julie Plec. The casting reunites the actress with Berlanti after she spent six seasons wearing the cape as the lead of CBS-turned-The […]

‘Girls on the Bus,’ From Greg Berlanti and Julie Plec, Lands Series Order at HBO Max

The third time is the charm for The Girls on the Bus. Following years of development at Netflix and, later, The CW, the drama based on journalist Amy Chozick’s book Chasing Hillary: Ten Years, Two Presidential Campaigns and One Intact Glass Ceiling has been ordered to series at HBO Max. Sources say the streamer is […]

Greg Berlanti to Receive PGA’s Norman Lear Achievement Award

Producer, writer and director Greg Berlanti will receive the Producers Guild of America’s Norman Lear Achievement Award at the 2022 Producers Guild Awards on March 19, the organization announced on Friday. The award celebrates producers who have made an impact in the art and craft of television, and previous honorees include Marta Kauffman, Amy Sherman-Palladino, […]

‘Titans’ Enlists Joseph Morgan for Season 4

Titans is bulking up its cast for season four. The Vampire Diaries and The Originals alum Joseph Morgan has joined the cast of the DC Comics series, which has also recruited Franka Potente (Claws). Both will be series regulars on the drama, which premiered in 2018 on the DC Universe streaming platform before moving to […]

David Ramsey to Star in ‘Justice U’ Drama at The CW

David Ramsey isn’t done with his time in the Arrowverse. The actor will reprise his role as Arrow’s John Diggle and star in drama Justice U for The CW. The project, which is currently in development, is written by Michael Narducci (The Vampire Diaries) and Zoanne Clack (Grey’s Anatomy) and has quietly been in the […]

Netflix’s ‘You’ Scores Early Season 4 Renewal

Netflix’s You is coming back for more. The streaming giant has handed out an early fourth-season renewal for the stalker drama starring Penn Badgley. The pickup comes days ahead of the Oct. 15 launch of season three of the series from Warner Bros. TV, Alloy Entertainment, showrunner Sera Gamble and exec producer Greg Berlanti. “Reading […]

Berlanti Productions Plots Expansion With Nikki Cooper as Director of Development (Exclusive)

Berlanti Productions already has the record for the most scripted series on TV and it isn’t done growing yet. The company has recruited former Sony 3000 exec Nikki Cooper as director of development and production. Cooper, who previously was a creative exec and worked closely with HarperCollins on book-to-film development, will help Greg Berlanti, Sarah […]