Quick News: Titans, Rabbit, Alone, Sabrina, Krypton

The Titan Games
Dwayne Johnson is set to host the unscripted physical competition series “The Titan Games” on NBC with the first trailer having been released below.

Across ten episodes, Johnson will be hosting the head-to-head challenges that will test the limits of the competitors; bodies, as well as their mental and emotional toughness.

The competitors will be drawn from all over America, ultimately finding their way into the arena of the Titans to do battle.

Lookout Point has secured the rights to John Updike’s “Rabbit” novels, with “Bridget Jones’s Diary” scribe Andrew Davies set to adapt the series of books for TV. The story follows a man who, fearing his best days are behind him, runs away from his wife and family in an attempt to recapture his youth. James Caan starred in a 1970 film adaptation. [Source: Variety]

The Great Alone
TriStar Pictures has picked up the film rights to Kristin Hannah’s new novel “The Great Alone”. Elizabeth Cantillon and Laura Quicksiver, who are producing the Michelle MacLaren-directed film adaptation of Hannah’s “The Nightingale,” are also producing this.

The story revolves around a family who moves to Alaska to live off the grid and find some peace and freedom, but once winter comes, it becomes all about survival with no one around to help them. [Source: The Tracking Board]

Jaz Sinclair (“Easy,” “The Vampire Diaries”) has been tapped to co-star opposite Kiernan Shipka in the untitled series based on the character Sabrina from the “Archie” comics at Netflix.

Picked up with a two-season, straight-to-series order, the series reimagines the origin and adventures of the comic book character Sabrina the Teenage Witch as a dark coming-of-age tale. Sinclair will take on the series regular role of Rosalind Walker, the outspoken daughter of Greendale’s minister and Sabrina’s (Shipka) best friend. [Source: THR]

Syfy has released a new promo for its upcoming “Superman” prequel series “Krypton” highlighting the ruthless House of Zod. Set two generations before the destruction of Superman’s home planet, Krypton follows Seg-El (Cameron Cuffe) as he is faced with a life and death conflict – save his home planet or let it be destroyed in order to restore the fate of his future grandson. The series premieres March 21st.