Thursday, October 24, 2019

Development News - 'The 100' to Produce Backdoor Pilot for Potential Prequel; Leem Lubany and EJ Bonilla Join 'The Old Man'

Development News - October 24, 2019

The CW's Untitled The 100 Prequel and FX's The Old Man.

  • UNTITLED THE 100 PREQUEL - Airing as a backdoor pilot during the seventh and final season of The 100. Written by Jason Rothenberg. Executive produced by Rothenberg, Leslie Morgenstein and Gina Girolamo. Produced by Warner Bros. Television, CBS Television Studios and Alloy Entertainment. Logline: Set 97 before the events of The 100, a nuclear apocalypse wipes out most of the human population on Earth. A band of survivors on the ground learn to cope in a dangerous world while fighting to create a new and better society from the ashes of what came before.
  • Leem Lubany and E.J. Bonilla have joined the cast of the drama pilot starring Jeff Bridges and John Lithgow. Lubany starred in the first season of Audience Network's Condor. Bonilla starred in the National Geographic limited series The Long Road Home.
  • Lubany will play the younger version of Abbey Chase, the deceased spouse of Dan Chase (Bridges). Thirty years prior to the events of the story, she shares in his double life, before tragedy strikes in the form of a debilitating disease.
  • Bonilla will play Raymond Waters, a CIA operative who must join forces with FBI Agent Harold Harper (Lithgow) in order to catch up with the fugitive Chase.