'Battlestar' Writer Rebuilds 'Bionic Woman'
The network has given a cast-contingent pilot order to the remake of the 1970s show and also greenlit two other pilots: the cop
Eick and Laeta Kalogridis ("Alexander," "Birds of Prey") are co-writing and executive producing the "Bionic Woman" update, the showbiz trade papers report. The show is based on the 1970s series, a spinoff of "The Six Million Dollar Man," about a woman (
NBC's sister studio,
"Chuck," meanwhile, comes from Warner Bros. TV. Schwartz and Chris Fedak are writing the script, a drama about twentysomething spies that's infused with dark humor, a la "Grosse Pointe Blank."
Finally, NBC has given the go-ahead to "Fort Pit," which is based on the experiences of former