Monday, January 14, 2019

Development News - ABC Orders Pilot for Drama 'The Hypnotist's Love Story' Starring Heather Graham; Plus 1 More Update!

Development News - January 14, 2019

ABC's The Hypnotist's Love Story and NBC's Council of Dads.

  • THE HYPNOTIST'S LOVE STORY (Drama) - Starring Heather Graham (Half Magic). Written by Katie Wech. Executive produced by Wech, Graham, David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman and Laurie Zaks. Produced by ABC Studios and Mandeville Television. Logline: After a string of failed romances, successful hypnotherapist Ellen is optimistic about her current boyfriend, until he reveals a disturbing secret: a stalker ex-girlfriend Sasha (Graham), who has been following him for years. Ellen finds herself intrigued, and oddly thrilled by the stalker, entirely unaware that they've already met. Based on the book by Liane Moriarty.
  • COUNCIL OF DADS (Drama) - Written by Doubt creators Joan Rater and Tony Phelan. Executive produced by Rater, Phelan, Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman and KristieAnne Reed. Produced by Bruce Feiler and James Oh. Produced by Universal Television, Jerry Bruckheimer Television and Midwest Livestock Productions. Logline: Scott Perry and his family are thrown into upheaval when he gets a potentially terminal diagnosis. Facing his mortality, he and his wife, Robin, assemble a unique group of carefully chosen friends to support his family and guide them through the ups and downs of life's many challenges. Inspired by the bestselling memoir by Bruce Feiler.