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[10/12/20 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 12
Updates include: Izzy G latest tapped for "B Positive" at CBS; Colette Burson to bring "The Growing Season" to ABC; and Keira Knightley bows out of Apple's "The Essex Serpent."

[08/24/20 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 24
Updates include: The CW eyes live-action "The Powerpuff Girls" series; Jordan Alexander cast in HBO Max's "Gossip Girl"; and Keira Knightley to star in "The Essex Serpent" for Apple TV+.







ESSEX SERPENT, THE (APPLE TV PLUS)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
8/24/20 - 10/12/20
STATUS:
currently in development (2021-2022 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
DESCRIPTION:
TV series adaptation of Sarah Perry's novel which follows newly widowed Cora, played by Knightley, who, having being released from an abusive marriage, relocates from Victorian London to the small village of Aldwinter in Essex, intrigued by a local superstition that a mythical creature known as the Essex Serpent has returned to the area
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Keira Knightley as Cora (Originally Cast)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Andrea Cornwell as PROD
· Anna Symon as CRTR/EP
· Clio Barnard as DIR/EP
· Emile Sherman as EP
· Hakan Kousetta as EP
· Iain Canning as EP
· Jamie Laurenson as EP
· Keira Knightley as EP
· Patrick Walters as EP
· Sarah Perry as BOOK
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· See-Saw Films