Monday, September 13, 2021

Development News - Hilary Swank to Play Alaskan Journalist in Untitled ABC Drama Pilot; Plus 1 More Update!

Development News - September 13, 2021

ABC's Untitled Hilary Swank Project and Freeform's Untitled Julie Durk Project.

  • UNTITLED JULIE DURK PROJECT (Drama) - Starring Andrea Londo, Warren Christie, Kelly Bishop, Amy Acker, Jon Ecker, Lex Lumpkin, Henry Joseph Samiri and Aliyah Royale. Written by Julie Durk. Directed by Jeffrey Reiner. Executive produced by Durk, Reiner, Ryan Seacrest, Nina Wass and Andrea Shay. Produced by ABC Signature and Ryan Seacrest Productions. Logline: A Hitchcockian contemporary thriller that follows a young woman (Londo) as she is thrust into a world of old money and deadly secrets.
  • UNTITLED HILARY SWANK PROJECT (Drama) - Starring Academy Award winner Hilary Swank (Boys Don't Cry, Million Dollar Baby). Written and directed by Tom McCarthy (Stillwater). Executive produced by McCarthy, Swank, Bert Salke, Melissa Wells, Ryan Binkley and Kyle Hopkins. Produced by 20th Television. Logline: A star journalist (Swank) moves to Alaska for a fresh start after a career-killing misstep, and finds redemption personally and professionally joining a daily metro newspaper in Anchorage.