His mightn’t have the unique twist (I know, right!?) of the space-set one announced yesterday, but M.Night Shyamalan has a ‘Moby Dick’ related project in the works too.
According to Deadline, the fallen great (sorry man, but you lost me at “Lady in the Drink”… or whatever that atrocity was blessed) has teamed with ”Eagle Eye” (snooze) writer John Glenn for a drama project at NBC called “Lost Horizon”.
Deadline, who shared the news of Shyamalan’s transition to TV, said :
The premise is being kept under wraps but I hear Lost Horizon revolves around a small fishing village on the East Coast. It is being described as a modern-day Moby Dick, dealing with obsession and the unknown, themes that are often reflected in Shyamalan’s movies. Shyamalan is attached to direct the potential pilot, which will be written by Glenn.
Shyamalan, seemingly had it with both critics and cinemagoers and their insistent hissing, seems intent on making TV his new home. He’s also got a show called “Proof”, which he is co-writing with Marti Noxon and will direct, set up at SyFy. His latest feature film “After Earth”, starring Will and Jaden Smith, is due next Summer.
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
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.