Category Archives: Sci Fi TV Development

Sci Fi TV Development: Netflix is Developing Altered Carbon, Ghost in the Shell, and More Anime, Disney+ Doing What If? Series, and More

This past week has brought a slew of development announcements including word that a new Orphan Black series is in the works (more on that at this link) and multiple new Anime series are on the way from Netflix. Here is a rundown of the news I have tracked thus far. Netflix is developing Anime series Altered Carbon:… Read More »

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: New Orphan Black Series Is in the Works, The Gifted May Go Three Seasons at Best, and More

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. Back to Black: AMC has announced that it will be doing a new series that will be based in the Orphan Black universe.  The network has not released any details at the moment, but according to Variety the new show “would… Read More »

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Amazon’s Lord of the Rings Series to Take Place in Second Age, Freeform Gives Us Witches vs. Terrorists, and More

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. One Ring to Rule Them All: Development continues on Amazon’s Lord of the Rings prequel series and a string of tweets on the show’s official Twitter account have included the map above (each with more detail) and have indicated that it… Read More »

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: A New Spin-Off of The Walking Dead Is in the Works, Constantine Could Be Returning to His Own Series, and More

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. The Dead Walk On:  AMC has officially announced plans for third series in The Walking Dead franchise, something that they had previously been hinting at.  There are no details available on the series yet, but the company’s COO Ed Carroll has… Read More »

Sci Fi TV Development: Neil Gaiman to Reboot Jim Henson’s The Storyteller, Land of Oz TV Series in the Works, Netflix to Tell Transformers Origin, and More

Development announcements continue to roll in including word that two Alien television shows are in the works and that several Star Wars sequel series are on the way. The information is still somewhat sketchy on those at the moment, but stay tuned for further details. Here is the rundown of development news from the past week. Neil Gaiman… Read More »

Sci Fi TV Development: Hulu Picks Up Howard the Duck and More Animated Marvel Series, BBC Studios Adapting Moorcock’s Runestaff Books, Kid-Trek Headed to Nickelodeon, and More

This last week brought an avalanche of development announcements, mostly from the streaming services.  Here is the rundown of what we have tracked so far. Animated Howard the Duck series from Kevin Smith in the works at Hulu Network: Hulu Credits: Kevin Smith (Writer / Executive Producer), Dave Willis (Writer / Executive Producer), Marvel Television Studios (Studio) Starring:… Read More »

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Matt Nix Suggests The Gifted Could Shift to Streaming, American Gods May Be on Track for Third Season, and More

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. Saved by Streaming? FOX’s X-Men spin-off series The Gifted is currently that network’s lowest rated scripted show and is very much On the Bubble in its second season season. Apparently even series creator Matt Nix does not have too much confidence… Read More »

Sci Fi TV Development: Netflix Picks Up Spanish-Language Superhero Series El Vecino, CBS Orders Frankenstein Cop Pilot, and More

Development announcements keep rolling in including FX’s pickup of Y: The Last Man to series (more on that at this link), and ABC passing on its Marvel female-led superhero series (more on that at this link). Following is a rundown of new development news from this past week: Netflix picks up Spanish-language superhero series El Vecino Network: Netflix… Read More »

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Marvel Female Superhero Series Not Going Forward at ABC, A Lost Reboot Could Happen, and More

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. Sitting on the Sidelines: Last year, word broke that ABC was developing a series that would center on a group of Marvel female superheroes. There were no details about which heroines would be in the series, but the network had a… Read More »

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: FX Orders Y The Last Man to Series, Picard Trek Series Could Go Three Seasons, and More

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. Series Pickup: FX had previously picked up a pilot for the post-apocalyptic series Y: The Last Man–based on the comic of the same name by Brian Vaughan–and now the network has officially ordered it to series. The acclaimed comic series follows… Read More »

Sci Fi TV Development: CBS All Access to Reboot The Stand, The CW is Looking for Lost Boys, Netflix is Developing a Resident Evil TV Series, and More

Development activity has picked up with pilot season upon us. Here is a rundown of the announcements from the past couple of weeks. CBS All Access orders The Stand to series Network: CBS All Access Credits: Josh Boone (Writer / Executive Producer), Ben Cavell (Writer / Executive Producer), CBS Television Studios (Studio) Starring: TBA Description: “The Stand is… Read More »

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Brad Wright Is in Talks with MGM about Reviving Stargate, Plus a Starship Troopers TV Series Could Be in the Works

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. Opening the Gate: In a recent interview, Stargate: SG-1 co-creator Brad Wright said that he has been in talks with MGM about bringing that franchise back to television.  There are no specific plans at the moment and nothing is currently in… Read More »

Sci Fi TV Development: Steve Carell Joins Space Force, Michelle Yeoh Star Trek: Discovery Spin-Off in the Works, and More

Development should be ramping up over the next few weeks with pilot season having started up.  Following is a rundown of the announcements from the last few weeks. Netflix has placed an order for the comedy series Space Force starring Steve Carell Network: Netflix Credits: Steve Carell (Co-Creator / Executive Producer), Greg Daniels (Co-Creator / Executive Producer), Howard… Read More »

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: The CW Picks Up Batwoman Pilot, Adrianne Palicki Would Like to Return to Agents of SHIELD, and More

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. Pilot Announcement: The CW introduced Batwoman, played by Ruby Rose, in its Elseworlds cross-over event this past Fall and now the character may be jumping to her own series. The network has ordered a pilot for a standalone series and will… Read More »

Sci Fi TV Development: NBC Is Adapting The Black Tapes Podcast to Series, Freeform Goes Gothic with Turn of the Screw

Development announcements have slowed the last couple of weeks, but there was still news on upcoming production. Here is the rundown on that: NBC is adapting The Black Tapes podcast to series Network: NBC Credits: Matthew Arnold (Executive Producer), Paul Bae (Co-Creator / Executive Producer), Terry Miles (Co-Creator / Executive Producer), Entertainment 360 (Production Company), Universal TV (Studio)… Read More »