Tales for a Halloween Night
A TV series based on John Carpenter’s “Tales for a Halloween Night” comic book series was originally in development at SYFY, then seemingly was abandoned earlier this year. This weekend however, Carpenter himself has confirmed it has been resurrected and is now at Paramount.
The original comics contained multiple horror stories from various authors, offering a collection of tales “featuring graveyards, sunken ships, creepy crawlers and ghosts to haunt your dreams at night”. [Source: ComicBook.com]
Netflix has put in an eight-episode order for the comedy series “Brews Brothers” from Greg and Jeff Schaffer. The series follows estranged brothers Wilhelm and Adam Rodman, who wind up running a brewery together. Alan Aisenberg and Mike Castle will play Wilhelm and Adam, respectively. Carmen Flood has been tapped to play Sarah, while Marques Ray will play Chuy. Greg Schaffer (“Lab Rats”) will serve as showrunner. [Source: Variety]
Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD
D23 has premiered the first trailer for the seventh and final season of “ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD” which premieres Summer 2020 with the clip picking up right off from the sixth season finale with the Chronicom Coulson going online. There’s also murders and Hydra’s return in the new clip.
The seventh season of Netflix’s comedy “The Ranch” has set a September 13th launch date and released its first trailer. In the new season Colt Bennett (Ashton Kutcher) is reunited with ailing rancher Old Man Peterson (Kurtwood Smith) who sold Colt and Rooster his property and discusses his separation from Abby and his rocky father-son relationship with Beau.
USA Network has premiered a new trailer for the “Bourne” franchise spin-off series “Treadstone” featuring a behind-the-scenes looks at some of the set pieces and varied locations around the world the series is shooting in. Action unit director Buster Reeves says the series will feature movie-quality action on television when it premieres October 15th.
Treadstone explores the origin story and present-day actions of a CIA black ops program that uses behavior modification protocol to turn its agents into nearly unstoppable superhuman assassins. The series follows new sleeper agents across the globe as they’re mysteriously “awakened” to resume their deadly missions. Brian J. Smith, Jeremy Irvine, Omar Metwally, Han Hyo Joo, Tracy Ifeachor and Michelle Forbes star.