CBS is developing a TV adaptation of “L.A. Confidential,” Variety has learned. Based on James Ellroy’s classic novel of the same name, the series would follow the paths of three homicide detectives, a female reporter, and a Hollywood actress as they intersect while the detectives pursue a sadistic serial killer through the seedy underbelly of 1950’s Los Angeles.... Read more »
Today was the penultimate day of the Television Critics Association summer press tour, an annual event which holds a variety of different panels – and this year, one of those panels was ran by Bryan Fuller, who revealed a lot of information about the new Star Trek: Discovery program, set to launch in 2017 on CBS All Access in the US, on terrestrial television in Canada, and on Netflix worldwide. The intention is to provide a different point of view from prior Star Trek series, given that the previous 6 (presumably including the animated series) have been from the perspective of the Captain. Fuller has, in the past, stated that casting for Discovery will be ‘colour blind’, and as such our new lead may be of any race.