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Jonathan Franzen’s ‘Crossroads’ Lands at Media Res for TV Following Fierce Bidding War (Exclusive)

The battle for Jonathan Franzen’s upcoming novel Crossroads has a winner. Following a highly competitive bidding war, Michael Ellenberg’s Media Res has landed the rights to Crossroads, the author’s first in a planned Key to All Mythologies trilogy. Ellenberg, whose Media Res is behind shows like Apple’s The Morning Show, plans to develop Crossroads into […]

Media Res CEO Michael Ellenberg on ‘The Morning Show,’ Its COVID Pivot and Going Toe-to-Toe With Disney

Four years after launching the independent studio Media Res, Michael Ellenberg is crossing the finish line with the very first show he put into development as a studio executive: the limited series Scenes From a Marriage. The Jessica Chastain-Oscar Isaac starrer, premiering Sept. 12, brings the 46-year-old back to his former home at HBO, where […]

‘Binti’ Adaptation From Michael Ellenberg in the Works at Hulu (Exclusive)

Media Res is bringing author Nnedi Okorafor's award-winning book Binti to the screen. Hulu has handed out a script order for an adaptation of the three-part, African futuristic novella. The recipient of the prestigious Hugo and Nebula awards for best novella, Binti is set in a technologically and socially advanced future. It tells the story […]

‘Pachinko’ Picked Up to Series at Apple (Exclusive)

The adaptation of Min Jin Lee's New York Times best-selling novel 'Pachinko' has been picked up to series at Apple.

Brie Larson to Star in Apple CIA Drama Series

Brie Larson is returning to TV with a CIA drama for Apple.

‘Pachinko’ TV Series in the Works at Apple (Exclusive)

A 'Pachinko' TV series based on Min Jin Lee's best-selling novel is in the works at Apple, with Soo Hugh ('The Terror') set to pen the script and serve as showrunner.