House of Cards
Jodie Foster is set to direct an episode of the second season of Netflix’s political thriller “House of Cards”.
Foster is reportedly already on location in Baltimore prepping for the show. Foster previously worked with Netflix, helming the third episode of the debut season of the streaming service’s series “Orange Is the New Black”. [Source: Vulture]
No Way Back
ABC has given a pilot commitment to 20th Century Fox TV and Imagine TV for a drama series based on Andrew Gross’ 2013 mystery thriller novel “No Way Back”. Jessica Sharzer (“American Horror Story”), Brian Grazer and Francie Calfo will executive produce.
The story follows two women – one’s an ex-cop and only witness to a murder, the other a young Mexican fugitive with a deadly secret. The pair embark on a desperate race to escape a conspiracy involving drug lords, arm dealers and shadowy government figures. [Source: Deadline]
NBA star LeBron James, veteran producer Tom Werner, writer/actor Mike O’Malley, longtime friend Maverick Carter and manager Paul Wachter are all teaming to develop and executive produce a half-hour comedy series for Starz.
Entitled “Survivor’s Remorse,” the story follows two cousins who have achieved fame and fortune – something they never dreamed of growing up in the toughest neighborhoods in Philadelphia. [Source: The Live Feed]