Geek showbiz news has been rolling in, and we round it up here.
’Loki’ Clip") has been renewed for a second season, the network announced. The renewal was revealed at the end of Season 1 Episode 6, the final episode of the season, which dropped last Friday.
Deadline. A previous version of the project was to be written and directed by Noah Hawley (Fargo), with the original cast, which is presumably still attached (see "Hawley to Write and Direct ‘Star Trek 4’").
Albert Hughes (The Book of Eli) has been signed to executive produce a three-episode John Wick prequel event series and direct two of the three episodes for Lionsgate and Starz, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Each 90-minute episode, which will air on the pay network, is expected to have budgets in the $20 million range. The Continental will be set 40 years before the events in the movie series.
Deadline. Top Gun: Maverick director Joseph Kosinski is attached to direct, according to the report, and Julian Meiojas (The Flash) will script. This will be a first project from AWA Studios. In the story, a cold war supercar is found by a petty criminal who discovers that the car is still controlled by the consciousness of the secret agent for whom it was built.
’DMZ’ Pilot Ordered"). Carly Wray (Watchmen, Westworld) has joined the writing team. Rosario Dawson will play Alma Ortega, and Benjamin Bratt will play gang leader Parco Delgado.