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[01/24/13 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 24
Updates include: NBC greenlights Craig Robinson-led comedy; FOX adds two single-camera projects to its pilot roster; and David Nutter to helm CBS's "The Advocates."







JACK JOHNSON (HBO)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
1/24/13
STATUS:
currently in development
DESCRIPTION:
four to six part mini-series at the pay channel about the storied life of the first African-American world heavyweight champion
CREW INFORMATION:
· Beau Willimon as WRTR/EP
· Gary Goetzman as EP
· Geoffrey C. Ward as BOOK
· Ken Burns as EP/DIR
· Tom Hanks as EP
GENRE(S):
· based on a book
· mini-series
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Playtone