Posted 10 August 2011 - 12:18 PM
Links to our threads on the film version of Little Children (2006) and the book and in-development film versions of The Abstinence Teacher.
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HBO teaming with author Tom Perrotta
HBO is developing a series based on author Tom Perrotta's upcoming novel "The Leftovers."
Hourlong drama explores the Rapture and how the sudden disappearance of loved ones in a suburban town affects everyone left behind. Perrotta, who is writing the pilot, will exec produce with Ron Yerxa and Albert Berger. . . .
Variety, August 9
Posted 28 June 2012 - 05:57 PM
Damon Lindelof Teams With Author Tom Perrotta For ‘The Leftovers’ Series At HBO
In his first TV series project since Lost, Damon Lindelof is heading to HBO for The Leftovers, a drama based on Tom Perrotta’s 2011 book, which the two will co-write together. This marks the first foray into cable for the Lost executive producer/co-showrunner and the first project under the rich three-year overall deal he recently signed with Warner Bros TV.
Edited by Stephen Lamb, 28 June 2012 - 05:58 PM.
Posted 12 April 2013 - 11:30 AM
Hopefully, working with HBO will encourage his better inclinations and discourage the not so good inclinations that are demonstrated by this list.
Peter Berg (Friday Night Lights, Battleship, Very Bad Things, Hancock, etc.).
It's just too bad that Paul Boyer isn't still around to work as a consultant for this.