TV: Malcolm X; The Haunting of Hill House

Manning Marable's Pulitzer Prize-winning biography, Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention, is being adapted as a television series by Critical Content and writer David Matthews (Boardwalk Empire, Tyrant). Deadline reported that Matthews "will pen the adaptation with Critical Content's Tom Forman, Andrew Marcus, Ray Ricord and Jon Schwartz executive producing. Dr. Leith Mullings and Michael Tyner will serve as producers and consultants."


Oliver Jackson-Cohen has joined the cast of The Haunting of Hill House, Netflix's "modern re-imagining of Shirley Jacksons classic 1959 novel," Deadline reported. He joins Timothy Hutton, Carla Gugino, Michel Huisman, Elizabeth Reaser, Kate Siegel and Henry Thomas in the 10-episode straight-to-series drama. The new adaptation "draws from the original classic ghost story while expanding on the mythology of the Crane family."

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