Quick News: Cooke, Brosnaham, Class, Yellowstone

Untitled Cat Vasko Project
Olivia Cooke (“Ready Player One”) and Lakeith Stanfield (“Sorry To Bother You”) are in talks to star in an untitled live-action fairy tale project which screenwriter Cat Vasko is developing for the Disney+ streaming platform.

Plot details remain unknown. Susan Johnson (“To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before”) has closed a deal to direct the project while Andrew Lazar and Ben Simpson are producing. [Source: Heat Vision]

Rachel Brosnahan
“Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” star Rachel Brosnahan and her Scrap Paper Pictures production company have signed a first-look deal with Amazon Studios to develop TV series exclusively for the streaming platform. Brosnahan is also set to produce and star in the Amazon Studios feature “I’m Your Woman” and marks the latest actor deal at the streamer who also has signed up the likes of Daniel Dae Kim, Natasha Lyonne and Maya Rudolph. [Source: Variety]

Deadly Class
When Syfy cancelled their comic book adaptation “Deadly Class,” there was talk of a search for a potential new home. Now comics creator and co-showrunner Rick Remender has confirmed on social media that the series adaptation has failed to find a new network. As a result, the project is now officially dead. [Source: Twitter]

The second season premiere of the Kevin Costner-led western drama “Yellowstone” more than doubled its Live+Same Day numbers in Live+3, making it the most-watched premiere in the history of both Paramount Network and its former incarnation Spike TV. It’s also up 6% in total viewers and 38% in the demo in L+3 compared to the series premiere last year. The show averaged 5.1 million viewers an episode in multiplatform viewing during its first season. [Source: Variety]