Jerry Bruckheimer Television


Common & RZA work up Starz samurai drama

US cable channel Starz is developing a Jerry Bruckheimer drama based on the Black Samurai novels that has rap stars Common and RZA attached. Black Samurai (WT) comes from Jerry Bruckheimer Television, Freedom Road Productions, which Common runs, and Wu Films. Billed as a “mash-up of the spy and martial arts genres”, the series will […]

ITV poaches Jerry Bruckheimer exec

The US arm of ITV Studios has hired Michael Azzolino from Jerry Bruckheimer Television. Azzolino will be executive VP, creative affairs, at ITV Studios America and start in his new role next month. He will oversee development at the ITV unit, reporting to Philippe Maigret, president, ITV Studios America, who said: “Michael will bring with […]

CBS pilots Training Day reboot

US broadcaster CBS is to pilot a reworking of Antoine Fuqua’s 2001 feature film Training Day, as the Eye Network continues to look to movies for series inspiration. The project has a pilot production commitment, with Fuqua and his Fuqua Films imprint, writer Will Beall, Jerry Bruckheimer Television and Warner Bros. Television all attached. The […]

American Gigolo TV series readied

Jerry Bruckheimer Television and US studio Paramount are working on a TV adaptation of 1980 psychological thriller film American Gigolo. The original Paul Schrader-penned film followed Richard Gere as a narcissistic male escort that finds himself in trouble with the law. Paramount Television is already adaptation classic Paramount library movies such as Shutter Island and […]