HBOWatch has been making huge announcements over the past day due to a Television Critics Association event where HBO programming chiefs and showrunners have been teasing the critics with what is ahead. One other announcement that was not the usual show news was a new development deal in the offing.
Darren Aronofsky, through his company Protozoa, has made a major development deal that includes creating and directing projects for HBO. If, by change, you are not familiar with his work than wrap your mind around these titles: Pi, Requiem for a Dream, The Fountain, The Wrestler, Black Swan and the most recent Noah with Russell Crowe. We will certainly keep our attention to this development because Aronofsky on HBO could be mindboggling and spellbinding for sure.
He had this to say about his future on the small screen:
“It is a thrill to be re-teaming with my old friends at New Regency, Arnon has been a great supporter since we made The Fountain together. It is a golden age for the small screen and moving into that realm with HBO as partners is a dream come true. I am excited to see Protozoa’s output explode over the next few years.”