Lifetime Scraps “Clan of the Cave Bear” Series

Lifetime has opted not to move forward with their planned TV series based on Jean M. Auel’s “Clan of the Cave Bear” best-selling novel series.

The project was ordered to pilot over a year ago with the likes of Auel, Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, Allison Shearmur and Francie Calfo and writer Linda Woolverton all attached. which starred Millie Brady, Johnny Ward, Hal Ozsan and Charlene McKenna starred in the pilot.

However, the trade says that Fox 21 and Lifetime are reportedly at an impasse on an episode count. The studio wanted to do an ongoing series, the network wanted a closed-end run.

Set over 25,000 years ago, the story follows a blond, blue-eyed young woman who must fight for survival in a time when Neanderthals shared the Earth with the first early modern humans.

Source: The Live Feed