The SopranosCreatorDavid Chase Already scheduled his next project – instead of HBO, his Home of the groundbreaking drama whose parent company he has preferred deals with.
Instead, Chase is working with Disney-backed company FX for his Previously unproduced drama, which sources say has ties to the witness protection program.
Chase has signed the second of a five-year pre-emptive agreement with Warner Bros. Discovery. The deal gives HBO and HBO Max priority over whatever its cherished showrunners want to do. Given the agreement and Chase’s long and well-known history with HBO, it begs the question of why premium cable networks/streamers and even Warner Bros. TV aren’t connected at all NEW The (er, recycled) Chase project?
There is news that HBO/HBO Max switched hands on Chase episodes, which is definitely not Miniseries Dream Ribbon on the development of the Hollywood film industry. After reviewing Chase and Hannah Fidell’s drama story area and its larger concept, cable/streaming approved the project, news The outlet was not keen to try a show on a witness protection program after some other failed attempts at similar ideas, the sources said.
UTA, on behalf of the award-winning Chase, originally identified him with fellow client Fidell (A Teacher of FX) Pair, who was pitching a similar idea to her agent at the time. UTA paired Fidell with Chase, and the project was updated with a modern twist.
Given that the Chase deal was a preliminary deal and not a full blown deal, UTA then took the show to FX, where A Teacher creator based on her own trade. Essential Cable, led by John Landgraf, snapped up the untitled series with a pilot order, and Fidel will direct.
Representatives for Chase, FX and HBO declined to comment.