AMC PICKS UP LOADED: AMC is partnering with Channel 4 on the upcoming eight-episode comedic drama Loaded. An English-language version of the Keshet International award-winning series Musudarim, Loaded will feature Jim Howick (The Aliens), Samuel Anderson (Doctor Who), Jonny Sweet (Babylon), Nick Helm (Uncle) and Mary McCormick, who will star. Loaded will premiere on AMC in 2017.
ANTI-ISIS FIGHTERS DOCUMENTARY IN THE WORKS: Christopher Livesay and Stephen Buchanan are working on March to La Mancha, a documentary about former U.S. servicemen who have joined a shadow war of unpaid volunteers to take on ISIS, Variety reports. Glen Zipper (the Academy Award winning Undefeated) and Kevin Iwashina (Jiro Dreams of Sushi) are advising and will executive produce. The filming has been done in Iraq, Syria and the U.S.
MATTHEW WEINER HAS A NEW SHOW: Mad Men's Matthew Weiner is returning to TV to create, write and direct an eight-episode project for Amazon. Weinstein Company will produce. The series is a "contemporary anthology set in multiple locations worldwide," Deadline reports. Other available details at this stage are scant.
LIN OEDING SET TO DIRECT OFFICE UPRISING: Lin Oeding, best known for his action design and stunt credits in Ant-Man, The Equalizer and Inception, will helm Office Uprising. Brenton Thwaites (Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales), Jane Levy (Don’t Breathe) and Ian Harding (Pretty Little Liars) star.
SHAWN LEVY TO DIRECT UNCHARTED ADAPTATION: Sony's adaptation of the video game Uncharted has seen Seth Gordon, David O. Russell and Neil Burger in the directing seat. Now, Shawn Levy (Night at the Museum) is directing. The video game centers on a treasure hunter named Nate Drake, a descendent of Sir Francis Drake, and explorer.