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Posted Thursday 12/06/18 at 3:19PM EST
Syfy is rebooting Rod Serling's Night Gallery
Teen Wolf creator Jeff Davis is creating a re-imagining of Serling's NBC supernatural/horror anthology series that ran from 1969 to 1973. Night Gallery was Serling's follow-up to The Twilight Zone, which CBS All Access is currently rebooting. Night Gallery is noteworthy because a then-21-year-old Steven Spielberg was selected to direct Joan Crawford for a segment of the pilot, marking his first professional directing job.
Posted Wednesday 10/31/18 at 12:09AM EDT
Criminal Minds creator to adapt Dean Koontz's bestselling novel Strangers for Fox
Fox has given writer Jeff Davis a script commitment to adapt Koontz's 1986 novel about "several different people, thousands of miles apart, from different walks of life, finding themselves struck by unusual fears and sudden phobias."
Posted Tuesday 6/12/18 at 1:37PM EDT
MTV plans to reboot Aeon Flux as a live-action series
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
The avant-garde science fiction animated TV series that first aired on MTV in 1991 as part of Liquid Television is being developed as a live-action TV series. Teen Wolf showrunner Jeff Davis will write the script and executive produce the drama along with The Walking Dead's Gale Anne Hurd, who produced the 2005 live-action film Aeon Flux starring Charlize Theron. According to The Hollywood Reporter, "the live-action series is set in a future dystopian state and revolves around a young assassin who teams with a group of biohacking rebels to save humanity as she becomes the hero known as Aeon Flux." The original Aeon Flux was created by animator Peter Chung.
Posted Wednesday 8/30/17 at 3:50PM EDT
Colton Haynes complains “Hollywood is so f-cked up” due to its homophobia
Source: ET Canada
“So much of the focus is on your personal life & has nothing to do with the talent you have to bring to the table,” the Teen Wolf, Arrow and American Horror Story: Cult star tweeted, adding: “Thank god for Ryan Murphy, Greg Berlanti, & Jeff Davis. They believe gay actors are more than just their personal lives.”
Posted Thursday 8/24/17 at 6:15PM EDT
Colton Hanyes’ Teen Wolf character will return with a boyfriend
Source: Entertainment Weekly
Showrunner Jeff Davis says it was always the plan that Jackson Whittemore would be gay, or bisexual.