Amazon Studios has ordered a two-hour long pilot for Bosch, a TV series based on Michael Connelly’s Harry Bosch book series. The Wire writer Eric Overmyer will work on the project with Connelly.
Here’s more about the project, from the release:
Bosch follows a relentless LAPD homicide detective as he pursues the killer of a 13-year-old boy while standing trial in federal court on accusations that he murdered a suspected serial killer in cold blood. Bosch will be played by Titus Welliver (Argo, The Good Wife) and the pilot will also star Annie Wersching, Amy Price-Francis and Jamie Hector.Henrik Bastin of Fabrik Entertainment (The Killing) is producing and Jim McKay will direct.
Amazon has also green lit The After, a pilot for a TV series written and directed by Chris Carter from The X-Files. Check it out:
The After follows eight strangers who are thrown together by mysterious forces and must help each other survive in a violent world that defies explanation. Sharon Lawrence, Jamie Kennedy, Aldis Hodge, Andrew Howard, Arielle Kebbel, Jaina Lee Ortiz, Adrian Pasdar, and Louise Monot will star.