TV News: Murder, Limitless, Titans, Colony

Memories of Murder
South Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s second film “Memories Of Murder” is being adapted for Korean television as the police procedural series “Signal” which Korean TV vet Kim Eun-Hee will produce.

The original film deals with the true story of South Korea’s first known serial murders. Details on the cast or the production start date aren’t known yet. [Source: The Playlist]

“The Amazing Spider-Man” director Marc Webb has taken over directorial duties on the pilot for CBS’ TV series based on the film “Limitless”. The story follows a man who discovers the drug NZT and becomes coerced by the government to use his incredible abilities to help the FBI solve cases every week.

Neil Burger, the original film’s director, was slated to helm the episode but was forced to drop out after scheduling complications arose with his currently shooting Showtime drama pilot “Billions”. Burger remains on board as an executive producer. [Source: Deadline]

Teen Titans
The apparent full line-up of characters that will appear on TNT’s live-action series adaptation of the DC Comics title “Teen Titans” appears to have emerged. The group will be lead by Dick Grayson, introduced as Batman’s sidekick Robin in the pilot and eventually transformed into Nightwing.

Other characters will include a wheelchair-bound Barbara Gordon (NOT called Oracle here), Hawk, Dove, Rachel Roth (aka. Raven) and Starfire. Beast Boy (Changeling) and Cyborg are not included as part of the initial line-up. [Source: Nerdist]

USA Network has picked up “Lost” co-showrunner Carlton Cuse’s new series “Colony,” giving the project a ten-episode order to the alien-occupation drama which stars Josh Holloway and Sarah Wayne Callies.

Set in near future Los Angeles, the city exists in a state of occupation by a force of outside intruders. Some people choose to collaborate, others rebel. [Source: Deadline]