George Lucas says that he has “fifty hours” (very likely meaning fifty episodes scripted) for his proposed live-action “Star Wars” TV series. However the whole project is on hold until shooting is more economically feasible.
Lucas says the show will have to be shot for at most around one-tenth of that of the feature films and they’re currently looking for “a different type of technology we can use” that will allow them to do this. [Source: G4TV]
The Girlfriend Equation
Disney Pictures has acquired “The Girlfriend Equation”, a pitch based on the story of a MIT grad student who attempted to identify and woo the love of his life through complex math equations.
Vince DiMeglio and Tim Rasmussen will pen while Andrew Panay is producing. [Source: The Hollywood Reporter]
Let It Snow
Paramount Pictures-based Fake Empire has acquired “Let It Snow”, a pitch package which includes film rights to anthology of three intersecting young adult short stories by John Green, Maureen Johnson and Lauren Myracle.
Jordan Roter is adapting the script into what’s being described as a “teen Love Actually” with a crippling snowstorm on Christmas Eve affecting the lives of several youngsters in their town. [Source: Deadline]