Likely concerned his next film “After Earth” might go the way of the rest of his recent films, M.Night Shyamalan has taken out some insurance on himself – securing himself a plum television gig as a financial back-up plan.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the king-of-the-twist is doing a series called “Proof” for SyFy – the home of such greats as “Battlestar Galatica”, “Being Human” and, erm, “Piranhaconda”.
The filmmaker, who has been dog-paddling down a river of poop in recent years thanks to the less-than-stellar efforts he’s been crunching out, like “Lady in the Water” and “The Last Airbender” – will collaborate on the project with “Buffy” alum Marti Noxon.
Proof centers on the son of a billionaire tech genius who, following an accident that claims his parents’ lives, offers a large reward for anyone who can find proof of life after death.
Shyamalan and Noxon will co-write the project and serve as EPs. Ashwin Rajan, of Shyamalan’s Blinding Edge, also will serve as an exec producer.
Maybe after this, someone can convince M.Night to get going on that long-awaited “Unbreakable” sequel that he’s been teasing us with for years?
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Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.