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Apple TV Plus’ ‘City On Fire,’ From Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, Adds Nine to Cast

Click here to read the full article. “City on Fire,” Apple TV Plus’ upcoming drama series from creators Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, has added nine new cast members. Jemima Kirke, Nico Tortorella, Ashley Zukerman, Xavier Clyde, Max Milner, Alexandra Doke, Omid Abtahi, Kathleen Munroe and John Cameron Mitchell will all be series regulars alongside previously announced stars Chase Sui Wonders and Wyatt Oleff. Based on Garth Risk Hallberg’s 2015 novel of the same name, “City on Fire” is set in 2003 New York, when an NYU student named Samantha (Wonders) is shot in Central Park with no witnesses and very little...
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A new Sweet Valley High TV adaptation is in the works at The CW from Gossip Girl's Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage

Schwartz and Savage are bringing another bestselling YA novel series to the small screen. Francine Pascal's Sweet Valley High novels were previously adapted as a syndicated TV series in 1994 (and later for CW predecessor UPN) for four seasons. Here's the logline for Sweet Valley High: "Sweet Valley is the town everyone dreams of growing up in. And there’s no better example of that promise than Elizabeth Wakefield. But when her missing twin sister Jessica miraculously returns, it reignites a lifelong rivalry. It falls to new girl Enid Ruiz to discover that someone (or something) is pulling all the strings, but can she convince the twins that putting their personal war aside is the only way to drag Sweet Valley’s dark roots into the California sunshine?" Ashley Wigfield, a writer-producer on HBO Max’s Gossip Girl reboot and the younger sister of Saved by the Bell reboot showrunner Tracey Wigfield, will write the adaptation.
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‘Gossip Girl’ Co-Creator Josh Schwartz Gets $9 Million for Santa Barbara Spread

Click here to read the full article. When showbiz winner Josh Schwartz, creator of the popular mid-Aughts teen drama “The O.C.” and co-developer of the even more successful late Aughts teen drama “Gossip Girl,” and its 2021 sequel, sold a sprawling mid-renovation estate in Sherman Oaks in May to tennis champ Sloane Stephens for $6.85 million, he lost a whopping $1.25 million on the deal. (He’d paid $8.1 million for the 2.3-acre spread less than a year earlier.) Lucky for him and his pocketbook, he’s more than made up the loss with the $3.8-million profit realized on the nearly $9...
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‘City On Fire’ Drama From Josh Schwartz & Stephanie Savage Gets Apple Series Order

Apple has given a series order to City On Fire, a drama inspired by Garth Risk Hallberg’s novel of the same name, from Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage (Gossip Girl). This marks the first series order to hail from Schwartz and Savage’s first look deal with Apple under their Fake Empire Productions banner. Produced by Apple Studios, the eight-episode first season will premiere globally on Apple TV+.
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Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage set their first Apple TV+ series: City on Fire

The team behind Gossip Girl and The O.C. are adapting Garth Risk Hallberg's 2015 bestselling novel of the same name as an eight-episode drama series. "City on Fire follows the events that happen after an NYU student is shot in Central Park on the 4th of July in 2003," per The Hollywood Reporter. "Samantha Cicciaro is alone; there are no witnesses and very little physical evidence. Her friends’ band is playing her favorite downtown club but she leaves to meet someone, promising to return. She never does. As the crime against Samantha is investigated, she’s revealed to be the crucial connection between a series of mysterious city-wide fires, the downtown music scene, and a wealthy uptown real estate family fraying under the strain of the many secrets they keep." City on Fire is the first project under Schwartz and Savage's new streaming deal with Apple.
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Showing 1 - 15 of 24 articles tagged "Josh Schwartz" Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage set their first Apple TV+ series: City on Fire. The team behind Gossip Girl and The O. The CW's Dynasty Is My Guilty Pleasure. It Should Be Yours, Too. As we learn more about how...
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