Scalped
Genre
  • Drama
  • Crime story
Based onScalped
by Jason Aaron R.M. Guéra
Developed byDoug Jung
Starring
ComposerHannes De Maeyer
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of episodes(list of episodes)
Production
Executive producers
Camera setupSingle-camera
Production companies
DistributorWarner Bros. Television Distribution
Release
Original networkWGN America

Scalped is an American television pilot episode developed by Doug Jung and Geoff Johns for WGN America.[2] It is an adaptation of the comic book series Scalped created by Jason Aaron and R.M. Guéra, and published by DC Comics under their Vertigo imprint.

Premise

"Scalped is a modern-day crime story set in the world of a Native American Indian reservation, and explores power, loyalty, and spirituality in a community led by the ambitious Chief Lincoln Red Crow, as he reckons with Dashiell Bad Horse who has returned home after years away from the reservation."[3]

Cast and characters

According to deadline.com, the Pilot episode will feature an all Native American cast.[3]

In February 2017, Lily Gladstone was cast as Carol Red Crow as a recurring role.[5]

Production

In 2014 it was reported that WGN America was developing a live action TV show based on the Vertigo comic book series."[6] The Pilot order was given on March 7, 2016.[3] In February 2017, Bilall Fallah and Adil El Arbi started directing the pilot.[7] The pilot started filmed in New Mexico in early April 2017,[8] but in November, after WGN saw the pilot episode, they decided to pass on the series.[9]

Episodes

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
code
US viewers
(millions)
1"Pilot"Bilall Fallah and Adil El Arbi[7]Doug Jung[3]TBATBATBD

References

  1. ^ a b c d Bojalad, Alec. "Scalped TV Series Adds to Cast, Gets a Producer". Den of Geek. Retrieved March 12, 2017.
  2. ^ "PILOT ORDERED FOR DC COMICS / VERTIGO ADAPTATION SCALPED". IGN. March 7, 2016. Retrieved March 7, 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d "WGN America Gives Pilot Orders To 'Roadside Picnic' Strugatsky Bros. Drama, 'Scalped' DC Comics Adaptation". deadline.com/. March 7, 2016. Retrieved March 7, 2016.
  4. ^ Petski, Denise (17 February 2017). "'Scalped': Alex Meraz Cast As Lead In WGN America Drama Pilot". Deadline. Retrieved 17 February 2017.
  5. ^ Wagmeister, Elizabeth. "'Certain Women' Breakout Lily Gladstone to Star in WGN America's DC Comics Pilot 'Scalped' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 13 February 2017.
  6. ^ "DC's 'Scalped' Comic Book Series Headed to TV". Screenrant. April 15, 2014. Retrieved April 15, 2014.
  7. ^ a b Andreeva, Nellie. "'Scalped': Bilall Fallah & Adil El Arbi To Direct WGN America Pilot". Deadline. Retrieved 10 February 2017.
  8. ^ Guglielmi, Luca (2017-03-22). "'Scalped' TV Pilot To Film In April". All The Stuff You Care About. Retrieved 2017-03-22.
  9. ^ Arrant, Chris (November 29, 2017). "WGN Passes On SCALPED Television Series". newsarama. Retrieved September 26, 2018.