Weekend Box Office Wrap-up: March 5, 2017

Easily coming in first place this week is Logan, which grossed $85.3 million in its first three days – well above the early projections. (SR)

‘The Age Of Miracles’ Series Adaptation From Shawn Levy In Works At AMC

AMC has acquired TV rights to Karen Thompson Walker’s bestselling novel The Age Of Miracles, which will be developed as a series produced by Shawn Levy’s 21 Laps. (DH)

HBO, BBC Team on Drama ‘Shibden Hall’ From ‘Happy Valley’ Writer

The eight-part series will tell the story of lesbian English landowner Anne Lister and how she set out to marry a wealthy heiress during the Industrial Revolution. (THR)

‘Gilmore Girls’ Revival: Netflix In ‘Very Preliminary’ Talks For Another Season

Netflix’s chief content officer Ted Sarandos told the U.K.’s Press Association that the streaming service was in “very preliminary” talks with series creators Amy Sherman-Palladino and Dan Palladino for another season of the revival. (IW)

Netflix Hires ‘Tunnel’ Director For Korean Zombie Series ‘Kingdom’

Netflix has boarded Kingdom, a period zombie thriller series by Kim Seong-hun, director of last year’s Korean hit movie Tunnel. The show will be Netflix’s second original series in South Korea. (VAR)

Mickey Rourke Seeks Escaped Killer In ‘Unhinged’

Mickey Rourke has scored the lead role in Mark Atkins’ indie supernatural horror tale Unhinged at Archstone Entertainment and Alt House Productions. (DAR)

‘One Day At A Time’ Renewed At Netflix For 13-Episode Season 2

Netflix has picked up the critically acclaimed One Day at a Time for a 13-episode Season 2. The renewal comes nearly two months after the first season dropped on the streaming service. (TVL)

Screenwriters: Tips For A Successful Film Festival Experience, Part 1

With 4,000+ film festivals around the world and a festival in just about every city, it can be overwhelming for any filmmaker maneuvering through the film festival circuit. What festivals should you be submitting to? (SM)

Marian, Queen Arthur, Thor, And The Continuing Rise Of The Badass Female Hero

The hottest spec script right now is a new take on Robin Hood, but told from the perspective of Maid Marian that plays like a female-led Gladiator or Braveheart. Marian is being pursued by every major young star in Hollywood and here’s why. (TB)

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