Thursday, January 18, 2018

Development News - NBC Orders Pilots for Untitled 'Bad Boys' Spinoff and Norman Lear's 'Guess Who Died'

Development News - January 18, 2018

NBC's Guess Who Died and Untitled Bad Boys Spinoff.

  • UNTITLED BAD BOYS SPINOFF (Drama) - Written by Brandon Sonnier and Brandon Margolis (The Blacklist). Starring Gabrielle Union (Being Mary Jane). Executive produced by Sonnier, Margolis, Union, Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman, KristieAnne Reed, Jeff Gaspin, Jeff Morrone and Doug Belgrad. Produced by Sony Pictures Television, Jerry Bruckheimer Television, Primary Wave Entertainment and 2.0 Entertainment. Logline: Free-spirited former DEA agent Syd Burnett (Union, reprising her role from the 2003 film Bad Boys 2) has a fresh start in her new job as an LAPD detective. She is partnered with Nancy McKenna, a working mom who can't help but look at Syd's freedom with some grass-is-greener envy. These two have totally different lifestyles and approaches, but they both are at the top of their fields in this action-packed, character-driven procedural.
  • GUESS WHO DIED (Comedy, Single Camera) - Starring Hector Elizondo (Last Man Standing) and Holland Taylor (Two and a Half Men). Written by Norman Lear and Peter Tolan. Executive produced by Lear, Tolan and Brent Miller. Produced by Sony Pictures Television, Act III Productions and The Cloudland Company. Logline: Based on Lear's personal experiences, a humorous and inspiring look at the shared joys and challenges we all experience at any stage of life.