We have another light TV news week as the industry is still mostly shut down due to COVID-19, but there are a few things you may want to know about . . .
The Good Fight is taking a week off due to postproduction delays.
Pilot The Agoraphobics Detective Society is being shot from the actors’ homes and proceeds will benefit freelancers who have lost income during the pandemic.
ABC has opened a virtual writing room for civil rights anthology series Women of the Movement, which has been in development.
Stephen Dunn will direct Trip.
Ashley Edward Miller will write the Myst adaptation.
Ordered to series:
Netflix: Korean zombie series All of Us Are Dead
Acquired for North America:
Sundance: French espionage series The Bureau
Amazon Studios: An adaptation of mystery/sci-fi podcast The Left Right Game starring Tessa Thompson, thriller drama The Star Chamber
Endless Media/The Laundromatte: A series based on Joshua Wong’s sci-fi short Invasion
HBO Max: Three series from Bad Robot: The Shining spinoff Overlook, a Justice League Dark series, and 1970s southwest crime drama Duster
Paramount Television Studios: An adaptation of Jeffrey Eugenides’ Middlesex
Quibi: Prep school drama Good Boys and True
Starz: A drama based on novel The Madonnas of Echo Park
Zoic Studios: An adaptation of graphic novel thriller Mnemosyne
Leaving their shows:
Chicago Fire: Annie Ilonzeh
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Enver Gjokaj
(Barkskins Image courtesy of Nat Geo.)