ABC has given a put pilot commitment with penalty to “ISB,” one-hour drama from Kevin Costner and his Territory Pictures Entertainment. Written and executive produced by Costner and Aaron Helbing (“The Flash”), the story follows the elite special agents of the Investigative Services Branch who are tasked with solving the most complex and heinous crimes committed within the National Parks of the Pacific West. Rod Lake, Ivan Cohen, Ken Halsband and Jon Baird also executive produce. [Source: Deadline]
Untitled Showtime Lakers Project
HBO has ordered Adam McKay’s untitled Showtime-era Los Angeles Lakers project to series with Jason Clarke and John C. Reilly set to star. Max Borenstein (“The Terror: Infamy”) adapts Jeff Pearlman’s book about the iconic basketball team during the 1980s and will chronicle the professional and personal lives of the team, during their time of fast-breaking play and star-studded celebrity fans as they are led by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Magic Johnson. [Source: The Live Feed]
DC’s Crisis on Infinite Earths
Ahead of its kick off this Sunday, The CW has released one last extended trailer from this year’s Arrowverse crossover event “Crisis on Infinite Earths” including more looks at Kevin Conroy’s Kingdom Come Batman and a scene where a Superman dies. The crossover event will kick off on December 8th in “Supergirl,” “Batwoman” on December 9th, and “The Flash” on December 10th followed by “Arrow” and “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” wrapping it up on January 14th.
White House Farm
HBO Max has picked up the U.S. rights to the six-part British crime drama “White House Farm” starring Stephen Graham and Freddie Fox. The factual drama that tells the story of when members of the same family were murdered at an Essex farmhouse with there being various contested accounts of the events. Mark Addy, Gemma Whelan, Mark Stanley, Alexa Davies, Cressida Bonas, Alfie Allen, Amanda Burton and Nicholas Farrell also star. [Source: Deadline]
Some new character one-sheets have arrived from two major upcoming series – Netflix’s adaptation of “The Witcher” fantasy novels which premieres December 20th, and the forthcoming AMC spinoff series “The Walking Dead: World Beyond” which will debut in the Spring of 2020.