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[01/15/20 - 12:00 PM]
HBO and Cinemax Programming Overview - WarnerMedia TCA Winter 2020
The company recaps its current and upcoming projects to date.

[12/10/18 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 10
Updates include: HBO orders limited series based on "Gorilla and the Bird"; Jaime Camil to star in "Riches to Rags" at CBS; and Samira Wiley scores arc on NBC's "Will & Grace."







GORILLA AND THE BIRD (HBO)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
12/10/18 - 1/15/20
STATUS:
currently in development (2020-2021 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
limited series
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO's press release, January 2020) An inspirational tale of a mother's unconditional love for her bipolar son, this limited series follows Zack (the Gorilla) as he fights to regain his sanity after a devastating psychotic break, turning to the only person who didn't give up on him - his mother (The Bird). Once a highly successful public defender for The Legal Aid Society of New York, Zach's sudden illness takes him on a harrowing journey of delusions and antisocial behavior, leading to his eventual arrest and commitment to Bellevue Hospital.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Bryan Sipe as CRTR/EP
· Channing Tatum as EP
· Jean-Marc Vallée as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Marc Turtletaub as EP
· Nathan Ross as EP
· Peter Kiernan as EP
· Peter Saraf as EP
· Reid Carolin as EP
· Robin Schwartz as EP
· Zack McDermott as BOOK/CO-EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Big Beach
· crazyrose
· Free Association