The showbiz news is heating up towards the end of the year, and it's time for another round-up.
Legendary has assigned Brian K. Vaughan to pen the scripts for its Buck Rogers TV series, according to THR, under Legendary’s overall deal with the writer (see "Legendary Inks Deal with Brian K. Vaughan"). Don Murphy and Susan Montford, along with Flint Dille, will produce. Long-running intellectual property disputes were settled earlier this year, and Legendary announced a movie (see "Legendary To Make A 'Buck Rogers' Movie"), along with the TV series and an anime.
The CW revealed Superman's new suit and cape for the Superman and Lois TV series. The new suit was designed by Laura Jean Shannon for Tyler Hoechlin's new version of the Caped Crusader (see "'Superman and Lois' Ordered").
David Koepp is now attached to Universal's Green Hornet and Kato project according to THR. Koepp is best known for writing the screenplay for Jurassic Park and the 2002 version of Spider-Man. Universal picked up the rights to this project in 2017 (see "'Green Hornet and Kato,'").Variety. The original series went off the air in 2014 after seven seasons (see "'True Blood,' "). THR. Vasko is making a name for herself in Hollywood, working with Margo Robbie on Queen of the Air and she is also attached to a Lady Death movie that is in very early stage development.
Marv Group CEO Zygi Kamasa has noted that Matthew Vaughn is planning "something like seven more Kingsman films" according to Variety. Marv Group has also announced a Kingsman TV series called Day 1 by Doug Ellin. The most recent film, The King's Man, has been delayed to 2021 (see "Best in Shows--Q1 2021").