Cate Blanchett will make her directorial debut with the film adaptation of Herman Koch’s 2009 novel, The Dinner. Oren Moverman (The Messenger) is attached to write the script and exec-produce with Eva Maria Daniels and Olga Segura.
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. just debuted on ABC, but Marvel is already considering another TV series spun off from the Avengers universe: The studio is developing a show around Agent Carter, a spy played by Hayley Atwell in Captain America.
Community actor Ken Jeong will star on and produce an NBC comedy called Dr. Ken, based on Jeong’s days as a medical doctor before he became an actor.