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Deal Report: Jan. 27, 2012

”Jersey Boys” musical heads to the big screen, Jeff Probst directs second feature film, and more

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Emmy-award-winning documentarian R.J. Cutler (The War Room) will turn his lens on former vice president Dick Cheney for a Showtime documentary.

Screenwriter John Logan (Gladiator, Hugo) has been hired by producers Graham King and Tim Headington to write a film adaptation of the Broadway show Jersey Boys.

Survivor host Jeff Probst will direct his second feature film, the coming-of-age tale Kiss Me. Production begins next month.

The CW has ordered 10 episodes of a game show called Oh Sit!, described as ”musical chairs for adults,” to debut later this season.