Netflix has set a February 13th 2020 premiere date for the second season of its crime drama series “Narcos: Mexico” which sees Scott McNairy and Sosie Bacon join returnees Diego Luna and Michael Pena in the continuing story of the rise of the Guadalajara Cartel in the 1980s. Original “Narcos” star Wagner Moura also returns as Pablo Escobar. [Source: Netflix]
After two months attempting to get it a new home, “Lodge 49” creator Jim Gavin has announced the former Wyatt Russell-led AMC series won’t be going forward at another outlet. The modern fable was set in Long Beach and centered on Dud, a likeable ex-surfer who found himself deposited by fate at the doorstep of Lodge 49 – home to the Ancient and Benevolent Order of the Lynx, a dusty dying fraternal order. [Source: Twitter]
Just Watch Me
Producers Scott Steindorff and Dylan Russell have acquired the TV rights to “Dexter” author Jeff Lindsay’s thriller novel “Just Watch Me” with plans to adapt it into a premium series via their Stone Village Television banner.
The story is cat-and-mouse game between Riley Wolfe, a master thief who targets the greedy 1% and is compelled to perform impossible heists, and FBI agent Frank Delgado. David Does is attached to produce. [Source: Deadline]
The Athena Protocol
Village Roadshow Entertainment Group has begun development of a series adaptation of Shamim Sarif’s all-female spy thriller novel “The Athena Protocol” which will follow the story of a young woman who is part of a secret, privately-run all-female international vigilante group. When she breaks protocol and assassinates one of their targets, she’s ousted from the organization and goes rogue in order to investigate a sex trafficking ring. [Source: Deadline]
His Dark Materials
HBO has released the first promo trailer for the first season finale of fantasy drama “His Dark Materials” as Lord Asriel and Lyra get ready for the upcoming war against Mrs. Coulter and the Magesterium. The final episode will air on December 22nd on BBC and on December 23rd on HBO.