Good Night time, And Good Luck is getting the TV therapy at AMC.
A writers’ room has been opened for the proposed TV spinoff of the 2005 film directed by and starring George Clooney.
Jonathan Glatzer (Higher Name Saul, Succession) is about as showrunner.
It is unclear at this stage whether or not the present is in competition for AMC or its streaming sibling AMC+.
The sequence is about to be an origin story “of the battle centered across the newsmen and ladies who labored alongside Murrow amid a post-war local weather of worry and hysteria,” in accordance with Deadline.
“It’ll comply with Sy Steingartner, a younger cameraman for Murrow’s See It Now, who’s pressured to juggle his admiration for Murrow together with his personal ambition.”
Six episodes will likely be ordered if it goes to sequence, and Clooney will return to EP, alongside Glatzer.
“As a large fan of the film, I didn’t wish to copy it, or simply do a facsimile of it. So, we’ve expanded the world to indicate how the division and hysteria of the instances seeped into each facet of day by day life,” mentioned Jonathan Glatzer.
“I suppose it’s extra of an origin story of the place we’re at the moment.”
“AMC is understood for intriguing, deep-rooted characters that leap off the display screen and into the cultural zeitgeist. Sy Steingartner suits proper in with AMC’s icons, and we’re excited to develop the character and sequence,” added Dan McDermott, president of leisure and AMC Studios for AMC Networks.
“We’re large followers of Jonathan’s professional storytelling presents, George and Grant’s producing prowess, Grant’s directing abilities, and the vigorous skills of Mark, Todd and Jeff, and we’re elated to work with all on this new endeavor.”
AMC has been laser-focused on bringing new tasks to life after the top of Higher Name Saul and The Strolling Lifeless, two of the flagship sequence.
The community just lately launched Interview With the Vampire, and has an Orphan Black spinoff and varied Strolling Lifeless spinoffs on its slate for 2023.
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