You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Universal taps writer for ‘Prosthesis’

Scott M. Gimple to pen sci-fier for studio

Universal is moving ahead on sci-fier “Prosthesis,” tapping “Walking Dead” writer-producer Scott M. Gimple to pen the script.

Studio set up “Prosthesis” in January with the Gotham Group and 1stAveMachine producing and Arvind Palep directing (Daily Variety, Jan. 28). U acquired “Prosthesis” after execs saw Palep’s 10-minute teaser presentation blending vfx with storyboards and live-action footage.

Palep co-created multimedia production banner 1stAveMachine with Serge Patzak, who will produce the film with Gotham Group topper Ellen Goldsmith-Vein and Eric Robinson. Peter McHugh and Sam Penfield exec produce.

Details of the world Palep has created for “Prosthesis” are being kept under wraps.

Gimple was co-writer with David S. Goyer and Seth Hoffman on “Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance” and worked with Goyer on his “Da Vinci’s Demons” series on Starz. He is repped by UTA and Thruline Entertainment.

More Film

  • Paul Thomas Anderson Debuts 'Phantom Thread'

    Paul Thomas Anderson Unveils Daniel Day-Lewis Fashion Romance 'Phantom Thread'

    Universal is moving ahead on sci-fier “Prosthesis,” tapping “Walking Dead” writer-producer Scott M. Gimple to pen the script. Studio set up “Prosthesis” in January with the Gotham Group and 1stAveMachine producing and Arvind Palep directing (Daily Variety, Jan. 28). U acquired “Prosthesis” after execs saw Palep’s 10-minute teaser presentation blending vfx with storyboards and live-action […]

  • Peter Baldwin

    Emmy-Winning TV Director Peter Baldwin Dies at 86

    Universal is moving ahead on sci-fier “Prosthesis,” tapping “Walking Dead” writer-producer Scott M. Gimple to pen the script. Studio set up “Prosthesis” in January with the Gotham Group and 1stAveMachine producing and Arvind Palep directing (Daily Variety, Jan. 28). U acquired “Prosthesis” after execs saw Palep’s 10-minute teaser presentation blending vfx with storyboards and live-action […]

  • Peddling Pictures launches with Discovery’s ‘Prison

    Peddling Pictures Launches With Discovery’s ‘Prison Food’ (EXCLUSIVE)

    Universal is moving ahead on sci-fier “Prosthesis,” tapping “Walking Dead” writer-producer Scott M. Gimple to pen the script. Studio set up “Prosthesis” in January with the Gotham Group and 1stAveMachine producing and Arvind Palep directing (Daily Variety, Jan. 28). U acquired “Prosthesis” after execs saw Palep’s 10-minute teaser presentation blending vfx with storyboards and live-action […]

  • SGIFF: Controversial ‘Sexy Durga’ set for

    SGIFF: Controversial ‘Sexy Durga’ set for Singapore Debut

    Universal is moving ahead on sci-fier “Prosthesis,” tapping “Walking Dead” writer-producer Scott M. Gimple to pen the script. Studio set up “Prosthesis” in January with the Gotham Group and 1stAveMachine producing and Arvind Palep directing (Daily Variety, Jan. 28). U acquired “Prosthesis” after execs saw Palep’s 10-minute teaser presentation blending vfx with storyboards and live-action […]

  • Taiwan's 'Cock Robin' Heads for North

    Taiwan's 'Cock Robin' Heads for North America With Cheng Cheng

    Universal is moving ahead on sci-fier “Prosthesis,” tapping “Walking Dead” writer-producer Scott M. Gimple to pen the script. Studio set up “Prosthesis” in January with the Gotham Group and 1stAveMachine producing and Arvind Palep directing (Daily Variety, Jan. 28). U acquired “Prosthesis” after execs saw Palep’s 10-minute teaser presentation blending vfx with storyboards and live-action […]

  • Michael Pena Extinction sold

    Michael Pena-Lizzy Caplan Movie 'Extinction' Disappears From Universal Schedule

    Universal is moving ahead on sci-fier “Prosthesis,” tapping “Walking Dead” writer-producer Scott M. Gimple to pen the script. Studio set up “Prosthesis” in January with the Gotham Group and 1stAveMachine producing and Arvind Palep directing (Daily Variety, Jan. 28). U acquired “Prosthesis” after execs saw Palep’s 10-minute teaser presentation blending vfx with storyboards and live-action […]

  • Orange Poaches EuropaCorp's Sales Exec Andreï

    Orange Poaches EuropaCorp's Sales Exec Andreï Kamarowsky to Run Sales for New Film/TV Division

    Universal is moving ahead on sci-fier “Prosthesis,” tapping “Walking Dead” writer-producer Scott M. Gimple to pen the script. Studio set up “Prosthesis” in January with the Gotham Group and 1stAveMachine producing and Arvind Palep directing (Daily Variety, Jan. 28). U acquired “Prosthesis” after execs saw Palep’s 10-minute teaser presentation blending vfx with storyboards and live-action […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content