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[01/29/21 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 29
Updates include: ABC greenlights five pilots, including "The Wonder Years" reboot; Joel Kinnaman joins HBO's "In Treatment" revival; and HBO Max fills out cast of "Verbatim" pilot.

[12/11/20 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 11
Updates include: NBC passes on its "Night School" TV series pilot; Chris Messina to star in HBO Max's "Verbatim"; and Michael Douglas, Christoph Waltz to play Ronald Reagan, Mikhail Gorbachev in proposed limited series.

[08/19/20 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 19
Updates include: Comedy Central nixes seventh season of "Drunk History"; Sarah Hyland to star in ABC's "Yours, Mine & Paul's"; and Sophie Okonedo, Kae Alexander among latest cast in Amazon's "Wheel of Time."







VERBATIM (HBO MAX)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
8/19/20 - 1/29/21
STATUS:
currently in development (2021-2022 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION:
anthology project which tackles actual events with all dialogue taken from primary sources and presented verbatim; the pilot episode follows the story of the 2019 college admissions scandal
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Chris Messina as Rick Singer
· J.R. Cacia
· Kevin Dunn as John Wilson
· Leland Orser as Bill McGlashan
· Lyriq Bent
· Rob Huebel
· Sara Gilbert as Laura Smith
· Tate Donovan as Bruce Isackson
CREW INFORMATION:
· Banks Tarver as EP
· Ben Stiller as EP
· Brett Weiner as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Jackie Cohn as EP
· Kathleen Lingo as EP
· Ken Druckerman as EP
· Michelene Starnadori as PROD
· Nicholas Weinstock as EP
· Scott Lochmus as PROD
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Left-Right Productions
· New York Times Company, The
· Red Hour Films