Julian McMahon and Charlie Loventhal are teaming with Grey Eagle Films for an adaption of “The War of the Roses” author Warren Adler’s novel “Funny Boys”.
Set in the 1930s in Brooklyn and the Catskills, the story follows a young man with a promising future in comedy who gets a gets a job as a ‘tummler’ to entertain and host at a lavish hotel casino – only to discover that he’s become involved with mobsters. [Source: Variety]
Josh Stewart and Christopher Lloyd are set to star in Griff Furst’s supernatural revenge drama “Cold Moon” which begins shooting later this month in Louisiana. Griff Furst directs from a script he adapted with Jack Snyder.
Based on the 1980 novel “Cold Moon Over Babylon,” the story deals with the murder of a young woman whose body is dumped in Florida’s Styx River, the same place where her parents disappeared from their boat a decade earlier. [Source: Variety]
Living on Video
Tyler Ross (“The Killing”) has scored the leading role and Sam Page (“Mad Men”) has joined the cast of David Fincher’s top secret HBO comedy “Living On Video”. Rich Wilkes and Bob Stevenson penned the script.
Set in 1983 Los Angeles, the story revolves around the players of the then-exploding music video industry through the eyes of a college dropout (Ross) with Hollywood dreams. Page plays a meteorologist trying to transition into game-show hosting. [Source: Deadline]
Adhir Kalyan (“Rules Of Engagement,” “No Strings Attached”) has become the first cast member of Fox’s drama pilot “Frankenstein”. Howard Gordon (“24”) will executive produce this contemporary reimagining of the Mary Shelley story.
The story follows Ray Pritchard, a morally corrupt retired cop who is given a second chance at life when he is brought back from the dead. Kalyan will play one of Ray’s creators, a quiet and brilliant Internet billionaire who reanimates the dead man with the help of his bioengineer twin sister. [Source: Deadline]