Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Development News - Pop Orders Pilot for Comedy 'The Demons of Dorian Gunn' from Krysten Ritter; Plus 1 More Update!

Development News - December 6, 2017

Pop's The Demons of Dorian Gunn and Showtime's City on a Hill.

  • THE DEMONS OF DORIAN GUNN (Comedy, Single Camera) - Written by Evan Greenspoon and Brandon Scott Jones. Executive produced by Greenspoon, Jones, Jessica Jones star Krysten Ritter, Tony Hernandez, Lilly Burns and Kara Welker. Co-executive produced by Mike Poisson and Peggy Cheng. Produced by John Skidmore. Production companies are Jax Media, Generate Productions and Silent Machine. Logline: Disgraced New York socialite Dorian Gunn discovers he's descended from a long line of demon hunters. He is forced to abandon his life of leisure to protect humanity from monsters as they emerge from the gates of hell.
  • Kingdom alum Jonathan Tucker and Veep star Kevin Dunn have been cast on the drama pilot written by Chuck MacLean. They join Kevin Bacon, Aldis Hodge and Mark O'Brien.
  • Tucker will play Frankie Ryan, Jimmy's (O'Brien) older brother and his keeper most of the time. On the surface, he looks like a normal working-class guy in Boston, married with kids. However, Frankie is also the leader of the Two Saints gang that specializes in armored car robberies.
  • Dunn will recur as Nathan Rey, an Assistant District Attorney in Suffolk County. He is very politically savvy and is the boss of DeCourcy Ward (Hodge).