thirtysomething reboot

Bad news for everyone out there jonesing for that thirtysomething reboot: it ain’t happenin’. ABC has passed on the series, which was described as a sequel, along with another high-profile series: The Brides, a retelling of Dracula from Riverdale creator Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. Also not moving forward: Valley Trash, a comedy starring Jason Lee.

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Lucifer series

In this edition of TV Bits:

  • Tony Hale will star in Hulu’s The Mysterious Benedict Society.
  • The original creative team is down for Lucifer season 6 (if Netflix wants it).
  • The Da Vinci Code-inspired TV series has found its Robert Langdon.
  • Gina Torres is one of The Brides of Dracula.

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mary shelley hbo max

The sexiest new property in the streaming wars is: books! Or at least, the women behind them, per HBO Max’s newest original series from Riverdale and Chilling Adventures of Sabrina creator Robert Aguirre-Sacasa. Aguirre-Sacasa is developing two sexy Gothic literary series for HBO Max, the first of which offers the sexy Mary Shelley take to compete with Apple’s upcoming sexy Emily Dickinson series. And knowing what Aguirre-Sacasa has cooked up with his Riverdale extended universe, it will all be very, very sexy.

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