Dick Wolf is teaming with director D.J. Caruso (Disturbia) and writer J.H. Wyman (Keen Eddie) on a comic-book-style drama that will use the same green-screen effects as the hit feature film 300. The subject matter: Johnny Dynamite, a graphic-novel character who discovers Satan living in Las Vegas. (Gee, surprise.).... Also per Variety, Fox has given a pilot order to a procedural centered on an ex-cop with the uncanny ability to suss out a liar. No, his name is not Angela.... Comedy Central has ordered new seasons of Mind of Mencia and Lil' Bush, each to premiere next spring.
Disturbia's director and writer, D.J. Caruso and Carl Ellsworth, are reteaming for an adaptation of Y: The Last Man, the Vertigo comic book about an escape artist who is the sole male survivor of a plague.... Also per the Reporter, Warner Bros. Pictures is bringing DC Comics' Jonah Hex to the big screen.... Disney has set Brian Robbins (Norbit) to helm Jailhouse Rock, based on the true story of an American Idol-like singing contest held in Arizona's Tent City jail.... Jim Carrey has said yep to Yes Man, a comedy based on the memoir by Brit author Danny Wallace.... Joel Schumacher is in talks to direct a remake of Breaking News, a Hong Kong action flick that premiered at Cannes in 2004.