"The Player" book author Michael Tolkin, screenwriter for director Robert Altman's satirical, 1992 murder mystery ‘Hollywood’ feature of the same name, has confirmed Warner Television is developing a TV series sequel from his novel "The Return of the Player" (2006):
"We're actually developing a series based on it for Warner Television," said Tolkin. "that's in the early stages.
"...in 'The Player', 'Griffin Mill' (Tim Robbins), is a ruthless Hollywood executive dating his story editor and is an enemy to writers. Consequently, when Mills starts to receive death threats, he immediately assumes that the culprit is writer 'David Kahane' (Vincent D’Onofrio). After Mill subsequently confronts the suspect, a physical altercation leaves Kahane dead and Mill takes up with the dead man's girlfriend.