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[11/23/20 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 23
Updates include: Ken Jennings to guest host new episodes of "Jeopardy!"; NBC eyes "Finding Forrester" TV series; and Marianne Jean-Baptiste to recur on "Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan" at Amazon.







FINDING FORRESTER (NBC)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
11/23/20
STATUS:
currently in development (2021-2022 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
script
DESCRIPTION:
TV take on the 2000 film which examines the cost of success and the price of redemption through the unique bond between two gifted black writers: a homeless 16-year-old orphan who leverages his basketball skills to hustle his way into an ultra-competitive elite boarding school and a reclusive lesbian author whose career was ruined by a public scandal
CREW INFORMATION:
· Erick Peyton as EP
· Rasheed Newson as CRTR/EP
· Sharla Sumpter Bridgett as EP
· Stephen Curry as EP
· T.J. Brady as CRTR/EP
· Tim Story as EP/DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· based on a feature film
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Sony Pictures Television
· Story Company, The
· Unanimous Media