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[05/26/20 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: May 22-26
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from recent wire reports:

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EUPHORIA (HBO) - "Uncut Gems" directors/co-writers Josh and Benny Safdie have signed a two-year, first-look television deal with the pay channel. A24, the film's distributor and producer of the HBO series, will executive produce all of said output from the brothers' Elara Pictures banner. (Deadline.com)
GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, THE (Amazon, New!) - Stieg Larsson's literary-turned-feature heroine Lisbeth Salander is being targeted for the small screen at the streaming service. The project, set up at Sony Pictures Television and Amazon Studios, "will not be a sequel or continuation of the story from the books or the films," rather "will instead take Salander and place her in today's world with a wholly new setting, new characters, and a new story." Left Bank Pictures' Andy Harries and Rob Bullock are the executive producers. No writer is currently attached. (Variety.com)
LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE (Hulu) - Annapurna Television has acquired the rights to author Celeste Ng's debut novel, "Everything I Never Told You," for development as a limited series. The company's Megan Ellison, Sue Naegle, Patrick Chu and Ali Krug will executive produce alongside A-Major Media's Ng and Mary Lee. No network is currently attached. (Variety.com, 5/22)





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· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
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· GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, THE (AMAZON)
· LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE (HULU)





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