‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ Helmer Sam Taylor-Johnson To Direct Netflix Series ‘Gypsy’
February 29, 2016 - Fifty Shades of Grey
EXCLUSIVE: Fifty Shades of Grey helmer Sam Taylor-Johnson has sealed on to approach Netflix’s new, one-hour array Gypsy. By doing so, she leaves a indie underline Chappaquiddick. Both projects were opposed for a summer start and Gypsy got a go-ahead from Netflix. Gypsy is a 10-episode psychological thriller created by Lisa Rubin set to entrance in 2017. Also fasten a series, from Universal Television and Working Title, is Satisfaction creator Sean Jablonski, who will offer as executive producer/co-showrunner alongside Rubin.
Taylor-Johnson will approach and executive furnish a initial two episodes of a series. Her final tour — Fifty Shades of Grey — took in over $570M during a worldwide box bureau for Universal Pictures.
Gypsy follows a tour of Jean Holloway – a therapist who starts to rise dangerous and insinuate relations with a people in her patients’ lives. Casting will get underway immediately on a series, that Rubin and Jablonski will executive furnish alongside Tim Bevan, Liza Chasin and Eric Fellner. Gypsy marks Universal Television’s third array for Netflix, fasten Master of None and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.
Meanwhile, a producers for Chappaquiddick will now sinecure a new director. Mark Ciardi is producing a plan around Apex Entertainment. The plan is based, of course, on a loyal story of a tragedy that took a life of Mary Jo Kopechne after an automobile collision that condemned a motorist Sen. Ted Kennedy for years. Kennedy panicked and left a stage of a accident, withdrawal a immature Kopechne to drown after he gathering a automobile off a bridge. He didn’t news a collision for 9 hours.
That script, created by Taylor Allen and Andrew Logan, was named to a 2015 Blacklist. The writers are also executive producing along with DMG’s Chris Fenton.
Taylor-Johnson is repped by UTA and Briillstein Entertainment. Jablonski, who served as executive producer/showrunner on a initial deteriorate of strike USA drama Suits, is repped by WME and Underground.