Andrea Wong Exits As President Of Sony Pictures TV International Production

Andrea Wong is leaving her post as president, international production for Sony Pictures Television and president, international for Sony Pictures Entertainment. (DH)

‘The LEGO Movie Sequel’ Hires ‘Trolls’ Director Mike Mitchell

Rob Schrab was previously making his feature debut on The LEGO Movie 2. However, it now turns out that he’s off the project, and the studio has brought in Trolls helmer Mike Mitchell. (COLL)

John Lithgow Boards ‘Pitch Perfect 3′

John Lithgow has signed on for the musical comedy franchise sequel. He joins returning stars Anna Kendrick, Britanny Snow, Rebel Wilson, Ester Dean, Kelley Jakle, and Hana Mae Lee, Chrissie Fit, Anna Camp, and Shelley Regner. (CS)

‘Chronicle’s’ Alex Russell To Star In Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Attach’

Chronicle star Alex Russell has come on board the sci-fi thriller Attach with Chris Gorak directing from his own script. Adam Schroeder will produce alongside Rob Paris. (VAR)

Edie Falco Snags Key Role In NBC’s ‘Law & Order’ Menendez Brothers Drama

She’ll play attorney Leslie Abramson in the anthology Law & Order: True Crime. (THR)

‘Charmed’, ‘The Lost Boys’ Reboots Delayed Until 2018 At The CW

The network’s previously announced reboots of Charmed and The Lost Boys will be redeveloped with an eye towards launching them in the 2018-19 season. (TVL)

CBS Films Acquires Pitch For Nikola Tesla And Mark Twain Adventure Film ‘Tesla & Twain’

Joining the growing list of projects in development about the famed Serbian-American scientist Nikola Tesla is Tesla & Twain, a pitch acquired by CBS Films. The project was written by Eric Siegel, with Brigham Taylor producing. (TB)

Greg Berlanti’s Superhero Series ‘Black Lightning’ Gets CW Pilot Order

Black Lightning has a pilot order at The CW. Wife-and-husband team Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil will write and co-produce it. (VUL)

New Line Taps German Helmer Christian Ditter For Pic Pair

Germany-born director Christian Ditter has set his original treatment States Of Emergency at New Line with a first option to produce and direct. (DH)

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