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[08/08/22 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 8
Updates include: ABC orders drama "Will Trent" to series; Armando Iannucci, Sam Mendes bring "The Franchise" to HBO; and Sarah Pidgeon, Tanzyn Crawford board Hulu's "Tiny Beautiful Things."







FRANCHISE, THE (HBO)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
8/8/22
STATUS:
currently in development (2022-2023 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION:
comedy follows a hopeful crew trapped inside the dysfunctional, nonsensical, joyous hellscape of franchise superhero movie-making
CREW INFORMATION:
· Armando Iannucci as CRTR/EP
· Jon Brown as CRTR/EP
· Julie Pastor as EP
· Keith Akushie as CRTR/EP
· Marina Hyde as EP
· Nicolas Brown as EP
· Pippa Harris as EP
· Sam Mendes as EP/DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Dundee Productions
· Neal Street Productions