Archive for the 'Vandalia Films' Category

October 4, 2014 ♦ Articles, Vandalia Films

With the CW’s Jane The Virgin, based on the Venezuelan telenovela Juana la Virgen, emerging as one of the best reviewed new shows this fall, the network is betting on another adaptation of a Latin American telenovela. The CW has put in development drama First Lady, executive produced by Jennifer Garner and Tariq Jalil. The […]


September 30, 2014 ♦ Articles, Vandalia Films

Fox is looking to executive producer Jennifer Garner for its next family comedy. The network has handed out a script commitment to the actress-producer for a half-hour comedy called Half Full, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The single-camera comedy centers on a newlywed couple forced to put on hold their dream of moving to New […]


April 23, 2014 ♦ Articles, Vandalia Films

Jennifer Garner is heading to Bravo. The actress-producer is set to exec produce murder dramedy All the Pretty Faces for the NBCUniversal-owned cable network, Bravo announced Wednesday. All the Pretty Faces is set in the bucolic beach town of Half Moon Bay, Calif., and centers on two warring families engaged in an epic, decades-long feud. […]


November 8, 2013 ♦ Articles, Vandalia Films

EW has learned exclusively that Time of My Life author Allison Winn Scotch’s first venture into self-publishing comes with her fifth novel The Theory of Opposites. “The book industry is constantly changing, and at this time in my professional life, I’m committed to taking greater risks,” Scotch said in a statement. “I won’t deny that […]


September 17, 2013 ♦ Articles, Vandalia Films

Jason Micallef will pen the drama about a single soccer mom who inherits a male strip club from Warner Bros. Television. Fox is getting into the strip club business. The network has given a hefty put pilot commitment to The Whole Shebang, a drama from Jennifer Garner and Butter screenwriter Jason Micallef, The Hollywood Reporter […]


June 13, 2013 ♦ Articles, Vandalia Films

Jennifer Garner‘s Vandalia Films has signed a two-year overall deal with Warner Bros. TV to develop and executive produce series projects for the studio. The company most recently had a deal with Universal TV and previously was based at ABC Studios. Garner got her big break on TV with the ABC drama Alias, from J.J. […]


October 23, 2012 ♦ Articles, Vandalia Films

Jennifer Garner‘s Vandalia Films has signed a first-look deal with Universal Television. The first project to come out of the pact is an untitled comedy from writer Ellen Rapoport, which has sold to NBC. Rapoport will write the semi-autobiographical comedy, which was put together by Television 360 (Game Of Thrones), the TV division of Management […]


September 17, 2011 ♦ Articles, Vandalia Films

ABC has picked up a pair of comedy pitches from two very different voices. Cartoon Marriage, is a family comedy executive produced by former Alias star Jennifer Garner and based on the book by married New Yorker cartoonists Michael Maslin and Liza Donnelly. Garner and her producing partner Juliana Janes will executive produce through their […]


September 8, 2011 ♦ Articles, Vandalia Films

Jennifer Garner’s Vandalia Films is developing a half-hour comedy at ABC Studios based on the book “The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth.” Tome, by writer Alexandra Robbins (“Pledged,” “The Overachievers”), follows seven different students with distinct quirks and how those personalities will prove valuable in adulthood. Bert Royal, who penned the bigscreen laffer “Easy A,” […]


July 15, 2009 ♦ Articles, Vandalia Films

Jennifer Garner has sealed a first-look production deal with ABC Studios, reports Variety. She starred for five seasons on ABC’s “Alias” as Sydney Bristow. The deal covers her Vandalia Films production company, which is looking to get into the TV business. Garner runs Vandalia with Juliana Janes; the duo has a first-look pact with Warner […]