Ayer Headlines

  • Fox Buys LA Sheriff’s Department Drama From David Ayer & Will Beall With Penalty

    Fox has given a script commitment with significant penalty to Deputy, an hourlong police procedural from Bright helmer David Ayer, Gangster Squad writer Will Beall and eOne, where Ayer and Chris Long’s Cedar Park Entertainment is under an overall deal. Written by Beall with Ayer set to direct, Deputy centers on Deputy Bill Hollister, a career lawman who’s very comfortable kicking down doors and utterly lost in a staff meeting. But when the LA County Sheriff drops dead…

  • eOne Acquires TV Rights To Bruce Henderson’s ‘Sons and Soldiers’ Book With Eric Tuchman & David Ayer

    Entertainment One has acquired the television rights to Bruce Henderson’s book Sons and Soldiers: The Untold Story of the Jews Who Escaped the Nazis and Returned with the U.S. Army to Fight Hitler, to develop as a series, with Emmy winner Eric Tuchman (The Handmaid’s Tale) attached to pen the adaptation and David Ayer to direct. Ayer and Chris Long’s Cedar Park Entertainment will produce with Storyby Entertainment as part of their first-look deals with eOne. eOne is the…