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[09/11/19 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 11
Updates include: Liv Tyler to star in FOX's "9-1-1" spin-off; John McEnroe to lend his voice to Netflix's "Never Have I Ever"; and Craig T. Nelson to recur on CBS's "Young Sheldon."







WASHINGTON BLACK (HULU)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
9/11/19
STATUS:
currently in development (2020-2021 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
script (with penalty)
DESCRIPTION:
limited series based on Esi Edugyan's award-winning novel which tells the story of George Washington Black, an 11-year-old field slave on a Barbados sugar plantation who must flee in the company of his master's eccentric inventor brother, Christopher Wilde, after a shocking death threatens to upend both of their lives
CREW INFORMATION:
· Anthony Hemingway as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· D.J. Goldberg as EP
· Ellen Goldsmith-Vein as EP
· Esi Edugyan as BOOK/EP
· Jeremy Bell as EP
· Lindsay Williams as EP
· Selwyn Seyfu Hinds as CRTR/EP
· Sterling K. Brown as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Anthony Hemingway Productions
· Gotham Group, The
· Indian Meadows Productions