EXCLUSIVE: AMC pilot Galyntine has a new director. I’ve learned that David Mackenzie, who was tapped to helm the project in March, has left over creative differences. The pilot’s executive producer Greg Nicotero will now also direct.
Galyntine originated with Nicotero who pitched the idea as part of his first-look deal with AMC. He then partnered with Jason Cahill, who wrote the script and exec produces, and Scott Free, whose David Zucker and Ridley Scott also exec produce. The fantasy-action adventure with hints of sci-fi is set in a postapocalyptic future without technology where a band of survivors is forced to adapt to isolation and the challenges of their new world. (more…)