Studio 8 Acquires Ken Liu Short Story ‘The Hidden Girl’ For Time-Travel Action Film — Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Studio 8 has pre-emptively acquired the rights to develop a feature from The Hidden Girl, a new short story from acclaimed Chinese-American sci-fi author Ken Liu. The story is about a team of assassins who are able to navigate between dimensions. It’s got stylish touches reminiscent of Interstellar and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. Liu…

via Studio 8 Acquires Ken Liu Short Story ‘The Hidden Girl’ For Time-Travel Action Film — Deadline

NBC Orders DC Comics Comedy ‘Powerless’ and John Lithgow’s ‘Trial & Error’ for 2016-17 Season — Variety

NBC has begun ordering series for the 2016-2017 season by picking up two comedies: “Powerless” and “Trial & Error,” Variety has learned. “Powerless” is the first-ever DC Comics comedy. Vanessa Hudgens stars as Emily, a spunky young insurance adjuster specializing in regular-people coverage against damage caused by the crime-fighting superheroes. It’s when she stands up to one……

via NBC Orders DC Comics Comedy ‘Powerless’ and John Lithgow’s ‘Trial & Error’ for 2016-17 Season — Variety