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[05/12/10 - 05:15 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 12
Updates include: FOX's "Wilde Kingdom," ABC's "No Ordinary Family" latest to series orders; Tim Robbins, James Gandolfini to star in HBO's "Cinema Verite"; and FX greenlights its "Wilfred" pilot.







IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS (HBO)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
5/12/10
STATUS:
previously in development
DESCRIPTION:
docudrama about the life of henrietta lacks, a poor black woman who died of cervical cancer in 1951 and without her consent, pieces of the tumor that killed her were removed and used for medical exploration and to build a billion-dollar research industry
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alan Ball as EP
· Kate Forte as EP
· Oprah Winfrey as EP
· Peter Macdissi as EP
· Rebecca Skloot as BOOK
GENRE(S):
· based on a book
· mow
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Harpo Films
· Your Face Goes Here Entertainment