David Schulner Sets HBO Drama with Ridley Scott, Inks Overall Deal at U TV


David Schulner has inked a two-year overall deal with Universal TV, where he’s developing a drama series for HBO with Ridley Scott on board to direct.

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“Pharaoh” revolves around ancient Egypt and the influence of alien beings as an alternative explanation for the rise of empires in the region. Schulner co-created the project with Giannina Facio and Colet Abedi. Scott will exec produce, along with Schulner, Facio and Abedi, and helm “Pharaoh” should it move forward at HBO.

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