Thursday, January 25, 2018

Development News - The CW Gives Pilot Orders to 'Charmed' Reboot and 'Dead Inside'; Plus 1 More Update!

Development News - January 25, 2018

ABC's The Greatest American Hero; and The CW's Charmed and Dead Inside.

  • CHARMED (Drama) - Written by Jessica O'Toole and Amy Rardin (Jane the Virgin). Directed by Brad Silberling. Executive produced by O'Toole, Rardin, Silberling, Jennie Snyder Urman and Ben Silverman. Produced by CBS Television Studios. Logline: A fierce, funny and feminist reboot of the 1998-2006 drama where three sisters in a college town discover they are witches. Between vanquishing supernatural demons, tearing down the patriarchy and maintaining familial bonds, a witch's work is never done.
  • DEAD INSIDE (Drama) - Written by Katie Lovejoy (Dracula, Eureka). Executive produced by Lovejoy, Bill Lawrence and Jeff Ingold. Produced by Warner Bros. Television and Doozer Productions. Logline: After surviving an explosion that killed her hotshot detective big brother, an underachieving beat cop starts seeing his ghost, flipping their sibling dynamic on its head and allowing her to truly live her life for the first time. They work together to help crime victims both living and dead while figuring out the unfinished business keeping his spirit on Earth.
  • THE GREATEST AMERICAN HERO (Comedy, Single Camera) - Written by Rachna Fruchbom. Executive produced by Nahnatchka Khan, Mandy Summers and Tawnia McKiernan. Produced by 20th Century Fox Television, ABC Studios and Fierce Baby Productions. Logline: Inspired by the 1981-83 drama, Meera is a 30-year-old woman who loves tequila and karaoke and has spent her life searching and failing to find meaning, much to the chagrin of her traditional Indian-American family. An inexplicable event occurs that will change the course of Meera's life forever: she is entrusted with a super suit to protect the planet. Meera may have finally found purpose, but the world has never been in more unreliable hands.