[04/03/13 - 11:17 PM] Development Update: Wednesday, April 3 Updates include: Emma Rigby boards ABC's "Once Upon a Time" spin-off; USA eyes "Happy Endings" renewal; and three tapped as series regulars on AMC's "The Walking Dead."
STATUS: previously in development (2013-2014 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE: ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION: (from AMC's press release, April 2013) This news comes on the heels of AMC's recent greenlight for the pilot of "Geek Out," an unscripted project that takes the ultimate super-fan of a specific film, comic book, author, actor, athlete, musician, video game, or television series on an adventure that emotionally connects them to their obsession. Ernest Cline, best-selling author, screenwriter and fanboy aficionado co-hosts and serves as executive producer with ThinkFactory Media's ("Gene Simmons Family Jewels," "Hatfields & McCoys") Leslie Greif, Adam Freeman, Adam Reed and Dan Farah under his Farah Films banner.