John Mankiewicz Joins and Daniel Pyne Expands Role on Amazon Original Series ‘Bosch’

Jan 19, 2017  •  Post A Comment

Press release from Amazon, Jan. 17, 2017:

Amazon is excited to announce that Daniel Pyne (Fracture, Alcatraz), an Executive Producer of the Emmy-nominated Amazon Original Series Bosch, is adding showrunner to his job description, taking over day to day duties from Eric Overmyer. Overmyer will remain an Executive Producer on Bosch and is taking over showrunner duties on The Man in the High Castle.

Joining Bosch as an Executive Producer is John Mankiewicz (House of Cards, House), a frequent collaborator of Pyne’s.

Among Pyne’s film credits are The Manchurian Candidate, Pacific Heights, Sum of All Fears, and Fracture. He made his directorial debut with the indie cult film Where’s Marlowe?, which he co-wrote with Mankiewicz. Together, they also created and produced The Street, a syndicated police procedural starring Stanley Tucci, and The Marshal. Pyne’s television work includes Alcatraz and Miami Vice, on which he and Mankiewicz first worked together. Pyne’s new novel, Catalina Eddy, will be released in March.

Mankiewicz is a screen and television writer who has served as an Executive Producer on House of Cards for the last four seasons. His credits include Miami Vice, Tales From The Crypt and The Mentalist. As a journalist, he has written for Rolling Stone, Esquire and, most recently The New Yorker. His screenplay adaptation of Joyce Carol Oates’ novella Rape: A Love Story, starring Nicolas Cage, will be released in 2017.

Based on the best-selling Michael Connelly novels, Bosch is currently in production on season three, and recently announced a fourth season pickup. Seasons one and two of the popular drama are now available exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in the US, UK, Germany, Austria and Japan via the Amazon Video app for TVs, connected devices including Fire TV, mobile devices and online at http://amazon.com/boschtv. Seasons one and two are also available on Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories via the Prime Video app or online at www.PrimeVideo.com. Bosch is produced by Fabrik Entertainment, a Red Arrow Entertainment Group company. Season three is currently in production and slated to premiere in 2017.

The hour-long series Bosch stars Titus Welliver (Lost) as Detective Harry Bosch, Jamie Hector (The Wire) as Jerry Edgar, Amy Aquino (Being Human) as Lt. Grace Billets, Madison Lintz (The Walking Dead) as Maddie Bosch and Lance Reddick (The Wire) as Deputy Chief Irvin Irving.

Bosch was developed for television by Eric Overmyer (Treme, The Wire, Homicide: Life on the Streets) and is executive produced by Overmyer, Henrik Bastin (The 100 Code, American Odyssey, The Comedians) from Fabrik Entertainment, Pieter Jan Brugge (Heat, The Insider, The Clearing), Pyne, Mankiewicz and Connelly. Welliver also serves as Producer.

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