Marcy Ross


Amazon brings drama with Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan

Amazon Prime Video has given the greenlight to a TV adaptation of the Tom Clancy-created Jack Ryan novel character. John Krasinski (American Office) will play the titular character in Jack Ryan, which will run to ten episodes. Alec Bladwin, Harrison Ford, Ben Affleck and Chris Pine have all played movie adaptations of Ryan. Skydance Television […]

ABC to spend Ten Days in the Valley with Sedgwick

US broadcaster ABC has gone straight-to-series with a ten-part drama from Skydance Television, which will star Kyra Sedgwick (The Closer). Ten Days in the Valley will follow Sedgwick, who is also an executive producer on the show, as an overworked television producer and single mother whose life begins to mirror her controversial police series after […]

Futuristic drama original for Netflix

Netflix has gone for a ten-part sci-fi drama based on 2002 book Altered Carbon. The series, which has the same name, comes from Skydance Television and Shutter Island screenwriter Laeta Kalogridis. Richard K. Morgan’s original novel is set in the 25th century and is set in a world where the human mind has been digitised, […]

Nine to Five pair reunite for Netflix comedy

Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin are to star in Grace and Frankie, Netflix’s first originally-conceived comedy original. The pair will play long-term rivals brought together when their respective husbands announce they are in love with one another and plan to marry. Netflix has commissioned Skydance Productions (Manhattan, World War Z) to produce the single-cam 13x30mins […]

WGN America goes to Manhattan for second original

US station WGN America has ordered its second original drama, a 13-part about the scientists racing to create the first atomic bomb that has The West Wing exec producer Thomas Schlamme attached. Manhattan is written and created by Sam Shaw (Masters of Sex), who will exec produce alongside David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, Marcy Ross and […]