There’s good news and bad news with HBO’s “Deadwood” telemovie revival. The good is that the project remains in development.
The bad was revealed at the Television Critics Association winter press tour earlier today with HBO programming chief Casey Bloys revealed that the project has not progressed beyond the script stage. In fact, he hasn’t seen one:
“I haven’t read [series creator David Milch]’s script yet. I know he’s working on it. But I have not seen anything yet.”
So what are the chances that the long-gestating project will ever come to fruition?
“I couldn’t even put odds on it. I don’t want to get your hopes up or disappoint you in any way, so I’ll just say I don’t have any news. Which I truly don’t.”
It was exactly a year ago that Bloys’ predecessor Michael Lombardo first confirmed the network had given Milch a green light on the project and that it was going forward.